The old city of Utrecht is located in the center of the country. The city dates back to the time of the Roman Empire and is the fourth largest-populated city in the Netherlands.

Facts about Utrecht:

 

1- Utrecht is nearly 2000 years old and was created as a Roman army base.

2- In 1808 Utrecht was the capital of the Netherlands for six months.

3- Utrecht Centraal is the largest train station in the Netherlands.

4- The only Dutch Pope (Adrianus VI) came from Utrecht.

5-King Willem-Alexander was born in Utrecht.

Watch how Utrecht was created:

This is how Utrecht became a large city:

What you can visit in Utrecht:

1- Dom Church and Dom Tower 

2-Miffy Museum

3-Canal area

4- The Railroad Museum

5- The Jans Church

The Dom Tower :

The Dom Tower is the symbol of the city of Utrecht. It has 465 steps and is more than 112 meters in height. It is the highest church tower in the Netherlands with a breathtaking view over the city. Want to climb the Dom Tower? You can! Just make sure that you are ready for climbing. Tickets can be purchased here.

 

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