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
Utrecht in People's Lives
William Penn: I visited this city in 1678, on a Quaker missionary voyage.