Wilhelminapark - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
The Wilhelminapark is a city park in the Dutch city of Utrecht. It is one of the first parks in the Netherlands to be recognized as a national monument. The park is centrally located in Utrecht-East and east of Oudwijk. The park is bisected by a cycle path, which is heavily used by students who cycle between De Uithof and the city center. The large meadow in the south in particular is not only used by individual holidaymakers who, for example, have a picnic, play football or frisbee.
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0.69km from Wilhelminapark
Nature Park Bloeyendael is a park and former estate in the Utrecht neighborhood of Rijnsweerd in the Oost district . The country estate was created between 1628 and 1660 by the renovation of the inn 'De Grote Biesbosch. The park is located southeast of Fort de Bilt between Waterlinieweg, Archimedeslaan and the provincial government building.
Rietveld Schröder House
0.7km from Wilhelminapark
The Rietveld Schröder House is a residential house in the city of Utrecht designed by Gerrit Rietveld in 1923-1924. The house has been completely designed in accordance with the ideas of the De Stijl art movement. Rietveld designed the house for Truus Schröder-Schräder , who lived there from January 1925 until her death in 1985. The house is located at 50 Prins Hendriklaan in the Wilhelmina Park area and can be viewed via a guided tour. It has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2000.
0.78km from Wilhelminapark
The Spoorwegmuseum or the Dutch Railway Museum has been located since 1954 in the Maliebaan station built in 1874 on the Oosterspoorweg in the city of Utrecht. Its collection mainly contained images, documentation and track attributes. In 1935 the museum moved to NS-Hoofdgebouw I at the Moreelsepark . In the 1930s, the first initiatives were taken to preserve old railway equipment of historical importance. As a result of the war conditions, some of these were lost after all.
0.93km from Wilhelminapark
Park Lepelenburg is a lively park situated along the canals that surround the centre of Utrecht. The Lepelenburg originally served as one of the city’s defensive works, but was given a recreational purpose over time. As soon as the sun breaks through the clouds, Utrecht’s inhabitants are quick to occupy a patch of grass in Park Lepelenburg.
0.98km from Wilhelminapark
The Zocherpark is a city park in the Dutch city of Utrecht that is located along part of the canal around the old city center . The several kilometers long Singelplantsoen was designed by the 19th-century landscape architect Jan David Zocher Jr. With a few exceptions, the centuries-old city defenses were demolished during the construction. A large part of the freed up space was subsequently used for the construction of the park.
1.04km from Wilhelminapark
Sonnenborgh Observatory is an astronomical observatory and museum open to the public, located in Utrecht, Netherlands. It was founded in 1853 as a university observatory and from 1854 until 1897 it was the first home of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute.
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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.