Sights

Clare Lennart

“Piety, beauty, youth, death, madness and old age congregated here” Clare Lennart wrote this in 1960 about the Nicolas Graveyard (Nicolaaskerkhof). Clare Lennart was born in 1899 in Hattem and came in 1926 to Utrecht. She lived here until her death in 1972.

Agnites’ Monastery

The monastery, which was founded in 1420, got around 1515 a new double chapel along the street. In 1674 it became a children’s home for city crafmanship, after which it became a barracks in 1830. During the renovations for the Central Museum in 1919, the chapel and main wing remained in existence, built on a […]

The Little Meat House

Built in 1443 as one of the city’s public slaughter houses. Before 1433 the slaughter house was located next to the current town hall. The butcher’s guild, however, was abolished because its members meddled too much in the city’s politics. Only in 1443 new slaughterhouses were opened, namely here and in the Voorstraat. The Little […]

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