Utrecht

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  • was a Roman outpost
  • on a river
  • st Martin, he cut his coat in half, that's where the coat of arms comes from
  • Pope Adrian, only Dutch pope
  • didn't last long, was not popular, tried to paint the Sistine chapel white
  • Holland has been invaded by the Vikings, the Spanish and the French (napoleon)
  • Pope Adrian taught Charles 5
  • domtower is 112m, no building allowed to be taller
  • there's a light walk that runs through the city
  • real estate in Utrecht a good idea…. it's above sea level.
  • Parts of Rotterdam are 6m below
  • surnames and street names only arrived with Napoleonic invasion

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