Utrecht: a dynamic city centuries in the making! Take a look around medieval Utrecht, where you'll discover fascinating stories and see splendid sights. Did you know that in the Middle Ages Utrecht was the most important city in the Netherlands? Back then, the bishop of Utrecht was not only the religious leader, but also the secular ruler. The elevated status of the bishop, the diocese and the city are embodied in the premier icon of Utrecht: the fourteenth-century Dom Tower. Dive into the history of Utrecht and be amazed at all the remains of this once mighty city.