Utrecht is the fourth largest city in the Netherlands, and home to Utrecht University, the largest university in the Netherlands.

It was established as a Roman fort in 50 AD, and was a prominent medieval city.

Today, Utrecht is known for its beauty, its canals and riverwalk views, the lush trees planted all over the city, its architecture, medieval history, education, street shopping, and as a major transportation hub.

People Born in Utrecht

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Utrecht in People's Lives

William Penn: I visited this city in 1678, on a Quaker missionary voyage.

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