One of The Netherlands’ oldest cities, historic Utrecht is located in the heart of the country. Often overlooked by visitors, the city is more than worth a visit. It has a beautiful medieval centre set out around canals unique to The Netherlands, is an excellent shopping hub and has more than enough versified museums to keep visitors entertained.
Once the most interesting cities in The Netherlands, Utrecht is an interesting, medieval place.
- Utrecht is the 10th richest city in The Netherlands.
- Historians have dated the first permanent settlement in Utrecht to 47 CE.