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Amsterdam-Rhine Canal - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Amsterdam-Rhine Canal, Netherlands

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About Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

The Amsterdam–Rhine Canal is a canal in the Netherlands that was built to connect the port and capital city of Amsterdam to the main shipping artery of the Rhine. Its course follows a generally southeasterly direction as it goes through the city of Utrecht towards Wijk bij Duurstede where it intersects the Lek branch of the Rhine and then continues on to the river Waal near Tiel, with a branch, the Lek Canal, to the Lek near Nieuwegein.

Attractions Near Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

Van Zuilen Museum Foundation
Van Zuilen Museum Foundation0.65km from Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

The Museum van Zuilen is a museum in the Dutch city of Utrecht . The collection consists of objects and documents related to the former municipality of Zuilen . Until 1954, Zuilen was an independent municipality northwest of the city of Utrecht.Many of the objects in the museum come from the past of these now closed businesses. Photos, but also papers and exam papers from the training of these factories.

Julianapark0.89km from Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

The Julianapark is a city park in the neighborhood Julianapark and surroundings in the Noordwest district in Utrecht. The 9.5 hectare park is bordered by the neighborhoods Elinkwijk , Egelantier-, Mariëndaalstraat and surroundings , the railway line Utrecht-Amsterdam and the Amsterdamsestraatweg. The park is known for the petting zoo and the many chickens roaming around.

KidZcity0.9km from Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

KidZcity is an indoor amusement park in Utrecht , also called an indoor amusement park. Here children up to the age of 12 can climb, slide, run and jump. There are several attractions including merry-go-rounds, laser tag and bumper cars.

Zuylen Castle
Zuylen Castle1.78km from Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

Slot Zuylen is a castle in the village of Oud-Zuilen near the city of Utrecht. Seen from Utrecht, it is located at the beginning of the Vecht region. The history of the castle begins in the 13th century.The castle is located in a 1.5 hectare park with a 120 meter long snake wall. The castle also has canals with the following separate national monuments: quay walls, a culvert, bridge, gatehouse, corner tower, coach house, gardener's house, castle farm and so more.

Molen de Ster
Molen de Ster2.88km from Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

De Ster sawmill is the center of the Molenerf de Ster, the only completely preserved sawmill yard in the Netherlands. Molenerf de Ster consists of the windmill with sawmill , the miller's house, two servants' houses and three wood-drying sheds. The top of the mill reaches up to 20 meters. The blades are another 9 meters above that. The sawmill originally dates from 1739. From the original mill, only the sawmill remained since 1911. The mill was rebuilt between 1996 and 1998.

BAK, basis voor actuele kunst
BAK, basis voor actuele kunst3.32km from Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

Basis for contemporary art is a platform for contemporary art founded in 2003 in Utrecht . The institution functions as a platform for thinking about , with and through art in order to critically examine current social issues and to imagine and shape the world differently together with the public. BAK does this by combining public programming and the making of exhibitions with research, education and talent development.

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Discover More Attractions in Utrecht, Where Amsterdam-Rhine Canal Is Located

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Utrecht is a province of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the country. It is home to a number of nature preserves, castles and bustling cities. With the region having such a rich and long history, there are many old cities and ancient buildings to explore. The city of Utrecht features a historic center with an old cathedral tower that dates back to the Middle Ages.