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Utrecht liegt im Herzen der Niederlande. Lesen Sie hier alles über die historische Innenstadt, die weltberühmten Grachten und das Symbol der Stadt: den Dom. Attraktionen in Utrecht. Das ultimative Symbol der Stadt Utrecht ist der Meter hohe Domturm. Steigen Sie die Stufen hinauf und genießen. Die viertgrößte Stadt der Niederlande liegt zentral im Lande, weswegen dem Bahnhof Utrecht Centraal große Bedeutung für Fernverbindungen zukommt. Holland eben! Du kannst die Oudegracht auch sehr gut selbst vom Wasser erkunden. Am besten leihst du dir ein Kajak aus und paddelst eine Runde durch. Viele Besucher der Niederlande fahren an Utrecht vorbei. Ein Fehler. Denn in der Stadt gibt es viel zu sehen – zum Beispiel eine.
Bis Utrecht im Goldenen Zeitalter der Niederlande von Amsterdam übernommen wurde, war es die wichtigste Stadt der Niederlande. Es war und ist immer noch. Holland eben! Du kannst die Oudegracht auch sehr gut selbst vom Wasser erkunden. Am besten leihst du dir ein Kajak aus und paddelst eine Runde durch. Attraktionen in Utrecht. Das ultimative Symbol der Stadt Utrecht ist der Meter hohe Domturm. Steigen Sie die Stufen hinauf und genießen.
In the early 19th century, the role of Utrecht as a fortified town had become obsolete. The fortifications of the Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie were moved east of Utrecht.
The town walls could now be demolished to allow for expansion. The moats remained intact and formed an important feature of the Zocher plantsoen, an English style landscape park that remains largely intact today.
Growth of the city increased when, in , a railway connecting Utrecht to Amsterdam was opened. After that, Utrecht gradually became the main hub of the Dutch railway network.
With the industrial revolution finally gathering speed in the Netherlands and the ramparts taken down, Utrecht began to grow far beyond its medieval centre.
When the Dutch government allowed the bishopric of Utrecht to be reinstated by Rome in , Utrecht became the centre of Dutch Catholicism once more.
From the s onward, neighbourhoods such as Oudwijk, Wittevrouwen , Vogelenbuurt to the East, and Lombok to the West were developed. New middle-class residential areas, such as Tuindorp and Oog in Al , were built in the s and s.
During this period, several Jugendstil houses and office buildings were built, followed by Rietveld who built the Rietveld Schröder House , and Dudok's construction of the city theater British and Canadian troops that had surrounded the city entered it after that surrender, on 7 May Around , the Leidsche Rijn housing area was developed as an extension of the city to the west.
The area surrounding Utrecht Centraal railway station and the station itself were developed following modernist ideas of the s, in a brutalist style.
Protest against further modernisation of the city centre followed even before the last buildings were finalised. In the early 21st century, the whole area is undergoing change again.
The redeveloped music centre TivoliVredenburg opened in with the original Vredenburg and Tivoli concert and rock and jazz halls brought together in a single building.
Utrecht experiences a temperate oceanic climate Köppen : Cfb similar to all of the Netherlands. Utrecht city had a population of , in It is a growing municipality and projections are that the population will surpass , by The majority of households Boroughs such as Kanaleneiland, Overvecht and Hoograven consist primarily of high-rise housing developments, and are known for relatively high poverty and crime rate.
Utrecht has been the religious centre of the Netherlands since the 8th century. Utrecht is also the see of the archbishop of the Old Catholic church, titular head of the Union of Utrecht , and the location of the offices of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands , the main Dutch Protestant church.
Religions in Utrecht . The city of Utrecht is subdivided into 10 city quarters, all of which have their own neighbourhood council and service centre for civil affairs.
Utrecht is the centre of a densely populated area, a fact which makes concise definitions of its agglomeration difficult, and somewhat arbitrary.
The smaller Utrecht agglomeration of continuously built-up areas counts some , inhabitants and includes Nieuwegein , IJsselstein and Maarssen.
It is sometimes argued that the close by municipalities De Bilt , Zeist , Houten , Vianen , Driebergen-Rijsenburg Utrechtse Heuvelrug , and Bunnik should also be counted towards the Utrecht agglomeration, bringing the total to , inhabitants.
The larger region, including slightly more remote towns such as Woerden and Amersfoort , counts up to , inhabitants.
Utrecht's cityscape is dominated by the Dom Tower , the tallest belfry in the Netherlands and originally part of the Cathedral of Saint Martin.
Nevertheless, some tall buildings are now being constructed that will become part of the skyline of Utrecht. The second tallest building of the city, the Rabobank -tower, was completed in and stands metres feet tall.
Two other buildings were constructed around the Nieuw Galgenwaard stadium These buildings, the 'Kantoortoren Galghenwert' and 'Apollo Residence', stand Another landmark is the old centre and the canal structure in the inner city.
The Oudegracht is a curved canal, partly following the ancient main branch of the Rhine. It is lined with the unique wharf-basement structures that create a two-level street along the canals.
Surrounding the medieval core there is a ring of late 19th- and early 20th-century neighbourhoods, with newer neighbourhoods positioned farther out.
The Dutch Water Line , moved east of the city in the early 19th century, required open lines of fire, thus prohibiting all permanent constructions until the middle of the 20th century on the east side of the city.
Due to the past importance of Utrecht as a religious centre, several monumental churches were erected, many of which have survived.
Other notable churches include the romanesque St Peter's and St John's churches; the gothic churches of St James and St Nicholas; and the Buurkerk, now converted into a museum for automatically playing musical instruments.
Because of its central location, Utrecht is well connected to the rest of the Netherlands and has a well-developed public transport network.
Utrecht Centraal is the main railway station of Utrecht and is the largest in the country. There are regular intercity services to all major Dutch cities; direct services to Schiphol Airport.
Utrecht Centraal is a station on the night service , providing 7 days a week an all-night service to among others Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam and Rotterdam.
A former station Utrecht Maliebaan closed in and has since been converted into the Dutch Railway Museum. The Utrecht sneltram is a light rail scheme running southwards from Utrecht Centraal to the suburbs of IJsselstein , Kanaleneiland , Lombok and Nieuwegein.
The sneltram began operations in and is currently operated by the private transport company Qbuzz. On the 16th of December the new tram line to the Uithof started operating, creating a direct mass transit connection from the central station to the main Utrecht university campus.
Utrecht is the location of the headquarters of Nederlandse Spoorwegen English: Dutch Railways — the largest rail operator in the Netherlands — and ProRail — the state-owned company responsible for the construction and maintenance of the country's rail infrastructure.
The main local and regional bus station of Utrecht is located adjacent to Utrecht Centraal railway station, at the East and West entrances.
Due to large-scale renovation and construction works at the railway station, the station's bus stops are changing frequently.
As a general rule, westbound buses depart from the bus station on the west entrance, other buses from the east side station. Local buses in Utrecht are operated by Qbuzz — its services include a high-frequency service to the Uithof university district.
The local bus fleet is one of Europe's cleanest, using only buses compliant with the Euro-VI standard as well as electric buses for inner city transport.
Regional buses from the city are operated by Arriva and Connexxion. The Utrecht Centraal railway station is also served by the pan-European services of Eurolines.
Furthermore, it acts as departure and arrival place of many coach companies serving holiday resorts in Spain and France — and during winter in Austria and Switzerland.
Like most Dutch cities, Utrecht has an extensive network of cycle paths , making cycling safe and popular.
Bicycles are used by young and old people, and by individuals and families. They are mostly traditional, upright, steel-framed bicycles, with few gears.
There are also barrow bikes, for carrying shopping or small children. In , the City Council decided to build the world's largest bicycle parking station , near the Central Railway Station.
The bicycle parking station was finally opened on August 19, Utrecht is well-connected to the Dutch road network.
This has led to a passionate debate in the city about the best way to improve the city's air quality. Utrecht has an industrial port located on the Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal.
In , the port facilitated the transport of four million tons of cargo; mostly sand, gravel, fertiliser and fodder. Production industry constitutes a small part of the economy of Utrecht.
The economy of Utrecht depends for a large part on the several large institutions located in the city.
It is the centre of the Dutch railroad network and the location of the head office of Nederlandse Spoorwegen. Rabobank , a large bank, has its headquarters in Utrecht.
Utrecht hosts several large institutions of higher education. The most prominent of these is Utrecht University est.
The university is partially based in the inner city as well as in the Uithof campus area, to the east of the city. According to Shanghai Jiaotong University 's university ranking in , it is the 57th best university in the world.
Utrecht is home of one of the locations of TIAS School for Business and Society , focused on post-experience management education and the largest management school of its kind in the Netherlands.
In , its executive MBA program was rated the 24th best program in the world by the Financial Times. Utrecht is also home to two other large institutions of higher education: the vocational university Hogeschool Utrecht 37, students ,  with locations in the city and the Uithof campus; and the HKU Utrecht School of the Arts 3, students.
There are many schools for primary and secondary education, allowing parents to select from different philosophies and religions in the school as is inherent in the Dutch school system.
Utrecht city has an active cultural life, and in the Netherlands is second only to Amsterdam. The main city theatre was built by Dudok.
In addition to theatres, there is a large number of cinemas including three arthouse cinemas. The city has an important classical music hall Vredenburg by Herman Hertzberger.
Its acoustics are considered among the best of the 20th-century original music halls. There are several other venues for music throughout the city.
Young musicians are educated in the conservatory , a department of the Utrecht School of the Arts. There is a specialised museum of automatically playing musical instruments.
There are many art galleries in Utrecht. There are also several foundations to support art and artists. Training of artists is done at the Utrecht School of the Arts.
The Centraal Museum has many exhibitions on the arts, including a permanent exhibition on the works of Utrecht resident illustrator Dick Bruna , who is best known for creating Miffy "Nijntje", in Dutch.
BAK, basis voor actuele kunst offers contemporary art exhibitions and public events, as well as a Fellowship program for practitioners involved in contemporary arts, theory and activisms.
Although street art is illegal in Utrecht, the Utrechtse Kabouter, a picture of a gnome with a red hat, became a common sight in Every Saturday, a paviour adds another letter to The Letters of Utrecht , an endless poem in the cobblestones of the Oude Gracht in Utrecht.
With the Letters , Utrecht has a social sculpture as a growing monument created for the benefit of future people. To promote culture, Utrecht city organizes cultural Sundays.
During a thematic Sunday, several organisations create a program which is open to everyone without, or with a very much reduced, admission fee.
There are also initiatives for amateur artists. The city subsidises an organisation for amateur education in arts aimed at all inhabitants Utrechts Centrum voor de Kunsten , as does the university for its staff and students.
Additionally there are also several private initiatives. The city council provides coupons for discounts to inhabitants who receive welfare to be used with many of the initiatives.
Utrecht is home to the premier league professional football club FC Utrecht , which plays in Stadium Nieuw Galgenwaard.
It is also the home of Kampong, the largest amateur sportsclub in the Netherlands 4, members , SV Kampong. Kampong's men and women top hockey squads play in the highest Dutch hockey league, the Rabohoofdklasse.
Utrecht is also home to baseball and softball club UVV, which plays in the highest Dutch baseball league: de Hoofdklasse.
Utrecht's waterways are used by several rowing clubs. Viking is a large club open to the general public, and the student clubs Orca and Triton compete in the Varsity each year.
In July , Utrecht hosted the European Youth Olympic Festival , in which more than 2, young athletes competed in nine different olympic sports.
Utrecht has several smaller and larger museums. Many of those are located in the southern part of the old town, the Museumkwartier. Every summer there used to be the Summer Darkness festival, which celebrated goth culture and music.
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