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Park Transwijk - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Vreugdenhillaan 31, 3526 ZB Utrecht, Netherlands


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About Park Transwijk

Park Transwijk is a city park in the Dutch city of Utrecht. The park was laid out between 1956 and 1964, at the same time as the southwestern districts of Transwijk and Kanaleneiland were built . A sleek design was used in the furnishing. In 2001 the park was redesigned. The park includes a petting zoo . Furthermore, the park is used for events such as the Liberation Festival.

Attractions Near Park Transwijk

Nicolaïkerk2.11km from Park Transwijk

The Nicolaïkerk is a church in the Dutch city of Utrecht , located at Nicolaaskerkhof 8. The church is also popularly known as the Nicolaaskerk. It is in use by the Protestant Church in the Netherlands. The church was built in the early twelfth century as the second parish church of Utrecht (the first was the Buurkerk.

Centraal Museum
Centraal Museum2.2km from Park Transwijk

The Central Museum is a majestic museum located in the city of Utrecht It has an extensive collection of old and modern art , fashion, applied art and the Miffy Museum and the Rietveld Schröder House are also part of the Centraal Museum. It contains more than 50,000 objects and consists of contemporary drawings, historical costumes, abstract paintings and archaeological finds.

Molen de Ster
Molen de Ster2.23km from Park Transwijk

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.

Oude Hortus
Oude Hortus2.28km from Park Transwijk

The Old Hortus refers to the garden that was the botanical garden of the University of Utrecht from 1723 to 1920 . The Oude Hortus is located between the Lange Nieuwstraat and the Nieuwegracht . The garden is still home to many species of animals and especially plants, including several species of stinsen plants, such as crown imperial, wild garlic and winter aconite.

University Museum Utrecht | UMU
University Museum Utrecht | UMU2.29km from Park Transwijk

The University Museum in the city of Utrecht is a science museum that manages the historical collections of Utrecht University. The old adjacent Hortus Botanicus is part of the museum. There is a special Youth Lab for experiments by children. The collection comprises around 200,000 objects, including approximately 80,000 photographs.

Sonnenborgh Observatory
Sonnenborgh Observatory2.49km from Park Transwijk

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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Discover More Attractions in Utrecht, Where Park Transwijk 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.