One of the most well-known persons from Utrecht is Dick Bruna. He is the creator and writer of the Nijntje booklets, which are known by kids from all over the world. Therefore, Nijntje is a well-known symbol of Utrecht. You can find Nijntje at different places in the city, for example on the Nijntje Pleintje just outside the city center, where the Nijntje statue is located. Closer to the city center, you can find the Nijntje traffic light. This traffic light at the Lange Viestraat shows Nijntje who indicates when you can cross the street.
Picture: Goosen, D.C. / 829856 / Het Utrechts Archief