Utrecht is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands that was instituted by the Romans in 48 A.D. as 'Ultrajectum', meaning -End of the Road, because it was here where the Roman Empire stopped at the coast of the Rhine River. Itenhanced to be the biggest Dutch city in the 12th-14th century. At that time the city was the spiritualhub end enclosed over 50 cathedrals and chapels. Many of them were shattered when a hurricane hit the township in the 17th century. It was temporary capital of The Netherlands in 1808.With a sturdy medieval ember still overriding in the city, Utrecht virtuallyoozes with history, while the conurbation centre is a labyrinth of complexity watched over by the Dom, a tower that obtrudes more than 100 meters into the metropolis skyline.