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Culture

The Utrecht sports and culture recommended by our students. Check out the cultural activities that will make everyone happy.

Theatres
Large theaters and intimate play houses; there is something for everyone. VIEW ALL

Louis Hartlooper Complex
“As a cinephile, I could not ignore this location! You could watch different works from Hollywood auteurs (not Marvel and Spiderman) to European Art House films in this awesome place! ”

  • By Derin + 2
Art house

Music complex Tivoli Vredenburg
“Tivoli has many restaurants and café’s that you can stay in for the entire day and study or hang out with your friends. It hosts a lot of concerts and events as well that are fantastic”

  • By Kimberly + 2
Live music

Cinema Pathé Leidsche Rijn
“Famously known for their rooftop cinema which is a bit pricey, but a really great experience”

  • By Kimberly + 2
Rooftop cinema

Kinepolis Jaarbeurs
“As a cinephile, I could not ignore this location! You could watch different films from Hollywood auteurs (not Marvel and Spiderman) to European directors in this awesome place! ”

  • By Derin

Cinema Pathé Rembrandt
“I try to go to the cinema at least once a month and I prefer going to Pathe Rembrandt. It is in the centre of the city, so it is easy to combine with a dinner or a drink.”

  • By Milan + 2

Municipal Theatre (Stadsschouwburg)
“Everything from dance, comedy to opera!”

  • By Manouk + 2

Theater Kikker
“I have admired a performance by HKU students, “Spread The Sadness”, here and thoroughly enjoyed the overall experience.”

  • By Milan
Cultural Highlight
Utrecht is full of historic buildings, squares and other cultural highlights. VIEW ALL

College Hall
“I attend my lectures in this beautiful building on the international campus. It is easy to reach by public transport. I always go by bike. From my house in the city centre, I can reach the campus within 10 minutes.”

  • By Kees
Law Econ Gov

Café restaurant Winkel van Sinkel
“This is one of those places that feel so vibrant and alive.”

  • By Kimberly + 1

Historical square Janskerkhof
“Janskerhof is one of my favorite places in Utrecht, not only is the Utrecht city centre university very close to Janskerkhof, but every Saturday they have a flower market here, which I love!”

  • By Kimberly + 1

Fortress bij Rijnauwen
“I love to take a walk in the countryside and enjoy the beautiful weather.”

  • By Stephan + 1

Tunnel under the Ganzenmarkt
“In the evening you will be amazed by this luminous tunnel, which is part of the various light objects in Utrecht.”

  • By Berne + 1

University Hall
“It is such a beautiful building to visit and to take a picture of. As it is located nicely in the centre of the city, I love taking a walk around the area, visiting the building and proudly saying that I'm a UU student :)”

  • By Tú + 5

Castle De Haar
“This castle is quite an experience, you will step back in time.”

  • By Berne + 1
Museum
Utrecht has lovely museums and galleries with a diversity of art. VIEW ALL

Centraal Museum
“Lovely place to admire art for a few hours and then finish with a drink in the cafe”

  • By Manouk
Courtyard garden

University Museum Utrecht
“The museum encourages public active participation and focuses on science education, which I think is very interesting.”

  • By Tú + 2

The Railway Museum
“I came here regularly as a little girl with my grandfather and grandmother and I can still be amazed by all the trains.”

  • By Berne

Fotodok
“The museum is not only exhibiting the individual photographs but tell stories through them using documentary photography! What I like about this museum is, it has so much connection about film and virtual reality! ”

  • By Derin
Sports
An overview of various sports facilities, individual or with sports associations. VIEW ALL

Soccer field International Campus
“It is next to the Galgewaard (the FC Utrecht stadium), so you will not run short of motivation here.”

  • By Kees

Griftpark
“The 'city petting zoo' in the Grift park is very nice to visit!”

  • By Vera + 1

Gamestate Arcade games
“The range of games is very large and it is a fantastic feeling when you have won a lot of pink cards after a game!”

  • By Berne + 1
Arcade games

Swimmingpool Den Hommel
“I try to swim laps for about half an hour every week, because swimming is very good for your whole body. This way I can always start the day well.”

  • By Berne

Boulder hall Energiehaven
“I started bouldering around the time that I started my Masters program and absolutely fell in love with it. Energiehaven sets a very high standard for boulder gyms. The routes are changed frequently and are often very creative. The hall is large and there's even an outdoor wall.”

  • By Mike + 1

Canoe rental Utrecht
“I especially enjoy canoeing on the Oudegracht where happy people are chilling out along the canals.”

  • By Berne + 1