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Janskerkhof - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Janskerkhof, 3512 BN Utrecht, Netherlands

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About Janskerkhof

The Janskerkhof is a square in Utrecht , the capital of the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is the square on which the Janskerk and the former Statenkamer stand. The law faculty of Utrecht University, as well as the `Theatre' faculty of the Utrecht School of the Arts is located at Janskerkhof. The PhRM society of the Utrechtsch Studenten Corps is also located on this square. Various catering establishments are also located on the square.


Attractions Near Janskerkhof

Statue of Anne Frank
Statue of Anne Frank0.04km from Janskerkhof

The statue of Anne Frank on the Janskerkhof in Utrecht is a statue of the German- Jewish girl Anne Frank who died at the age of fifteen during the Holocaust . Through her diary, Anne Frank has become a worldwide symbol of the victims of the Holocaust. The bronze statue was made by the Utrecht sculptor Pieter d'Hont.

Sint Willibrordkerk
Sint Willibrordkerk0.07km from Janskerkhof

The Sint-Willibrordkerk on Minrebroederstraat in the Dutch city of Utrecht is a Roman Catholic church in neo-Gothic style.The church is near the Dom Church in the historical centre of Utrecht, the Saint Willibrord church is known as a hidden treasure in the city. The church is owned by the Sint Willibrordus Foundation, which was founded by Father Winand Kotte AA . The church was designated a national monument in 1976 .

St Martin's Cathedral
St Martin's Cathedral0.25km from Janskerkhof

A majestic gothic church located next to the Cathedral Tower in Utrecht. It is the country's only pre-Reformation cathedral, but has been a Protestant church since 1580.It was once the Netherlands' largest church, but the nave collapsed in a storm in 1674 and rebuilt thereafter. When entering St. Martin’s Cathedral, you will immediately notice the 32-metre high vault. Other characteristics of the Cathedral are the pews across from each other, the tombs and the stained glass windows.

Nijntje Museum
Nijntje Museum0.26km from Janskerkhof

The Miffy Museum is a museum dedicated to the work of author Dick Bruna in the Dutch city of Utrecht . The museum is part of the Centraal Museum .More than 1200 works by Dick Bruna were on display, including the Miffy books and Bruna's first book covers, posters and his work for Amnesty International , the Red Cross and other organizations.

Dom Tower
Dom Tower0.27km from Janskerkhof

The Dom Tower of Utrecht is the tallest church tower in the Netherlands, at 112.5 metres in height. It is considered the symbol of Utrecht. IT was built between 1321 and 1382. The tower stands at the spot where the city of Utrecht originated almost 2,000 years ago. Even if you can’t see it, you are still likely to hear one of its thirteen bells that weigh between 880 and 18,000 pounds.

Pandhof van de Dom
Pandhof van de Dom0.29km from Janskerkhof

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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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.

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