Vredenburg Square

Located right in front of Utrecht central station and shopping mall Hoog Catherijne, this square is part of the shopping centre of Utrecht. The square is also home to three weekly markets on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Selling Dutch specialties ranging from fish and cheese to local farm products on the friday market. The Vredenburg square is also one big piece of art, since the entire square is covered by a mosaic. The piece of art was inspired by the history of the square as a market and meeting place, which goes back to the Roman era.

Picture: 847183 / Het Utrechts Archief

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