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Park Lepelenburg - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

3581 BG Utrecht, Netherlands


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About Park Lepelenburg

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.

Attractions Near Park Lepelenburg

Zocherpark0.1km from Park Lepelenburg

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.

Spoorwegmuseum0.26km from Park Lepelenburg

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.

Paushuize0.3km from Park Lepelenburg

This is an important monumental building in the Dutch city of Utrecht . It is located on Pausdam in the historic city center of Utrecht, on the corner of Kromme Nieuwegracht and Achter Sint Pieter . Since 2012, Paushuize has been used as a location for weddings, meetings, conferences and events. Heirloom - Venues of Utrecht is the current operator. Entering the Paushuize is entering 500 years of Utrecht’s history.

Nieuwegracht0.3km from Park Lepelenburg

The Nieuwegracht is one of the most famous canals in the inner city of the Dutch city of Utrecht . It is also the name for the two streets on either side of this canal. The many monumental canal houses , wharf cellars , wharves with trees and bridges are characteristic.

Het Utrechts Archief - Expo
Het Utrechts Archief - Expo0.38km from Park Lepelenburg

The Utrecht Archives is an archive institution in the Dutch city of Utrecht . It manages the richest collection on the history of the city and province of Utrecht . With over 30 kilometers of archives, visual documents and 73,000 publications, the archive forms a knowledge center for the history of Utrecht. The Utrecht Archives also possess knowledge about supervision according to the Archives Act and in the field of analog and digital archive management.

Pandhof van de Dom
Pandhof van de Dom0.41km from Park Lepelenburg

The Pandhof of the Dom is the cloister garden of the Dom Church. This hidden garden is sandwiched between the Dom Church and the Academy Building, and is a wonderfully idyllic spot full of flowers and herbs. The Pandhof is one of the most beautiful courtyards in the Netherlands and from here you have a beautiful view of the Dom Tower and church.

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Discover More Attractions in Utrecht, Where Park Lepelenburg 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.