Until the Dutch Golden Age, Utrecht was the most important city of the Netherlands; then, Amsterdam became its cultural centre and most populous city.Utrecht is host to Utrecht University, the largest university of the Netherlands, as well as several other institutes for higher education.
Rhenotraiectinae I Nr 32.) is a ninth-century illuminated psalter which is a key masterpiece of Carolingian art; it is probably the most valuable manuscript in the Netherlands.
Utrecht city and municipality is the capital and most populous city of the Dutch province of Utrecht.
It is located in the eastern corner of the Randstad conurbation, and is the fourth largest city of the Netherlands with a population of 316,448 on 1 February 2012.
The idea of an engagement period/engagement ring is also not common.
Taking my husband's last name was a no-brainer for me: that's what my mother, both grandmothers and the majority of the married women I know did. But very rarely does a Dutch woman take her husband's last name.
Currently it is the see of the Archbishop of Utrecht, the most important Dutch Roman Catholic leader.
Utrecht is also the see of the archbishop of the Old Catholic church, titular head of the Union of Utrecht (Old Catholic), and the location of the offices of the main Protestant church.
Now, however, big American-style weddings are on the rise, but mostly weddings are small, comparatively quiet events, and - from what I've seen - tend to take place on weekday afternoons.
I have also learned that, unless the couple is Catholic, it is the norm to wear wedding bands on the right hand, which is not the same practice in the US.
In the de Ridder lab we create and apply innovative data science methods to advance our understanding of disease biology.
Our research efforts are always inspired by a biological question and typically deal with big data, such as large-scale genomics and epigenomics datasets.
Utrecht For the past 8 months, I've been a married woman!