The 27 most beautiful sights and museums to visit in Maastricht
Forget that you are in the Netherlands during a discovery tour in Maastricht. The centuries-old centre of this city on the river Maas has a unique, atmospheric character and is full of characteristic squares and beautiful sights. See places like the Vrijthof, the Dominican Church, the Onze Lieve Vrouwe Basiliek, the Basiliek van Sint Servaas and numerous fortifications. As far as museums are concerned, there is also plenty of choice with Museum aan het Vrijthof of, the Natuurhistorisch Museum and the Bonnefantenmuseum. Save your favourite spots on your own city guide and experience an unforgettable day at Maastricht.
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This street and rampart in the Jekerkwartier runs along the Stadspark Maastricht and the Maas and dates back to the 12th or 13th century.
In this zinc-coated dome tower you will find a collection consisting of old, modern and contemporary art.
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This impressive basilica cherishes the greatest treasures of Maastricht. Discover special objects in the treasury that you can visit here.
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Relax after a day of shopping and splash down on one of the terraces of Onze Lieve Vrouweplein. The square is located in the centre.
Have a cup of coffee or eat something delicious in the historic house of Marres. You can also enjoy the beautiful city garden and changing exhibitions.
They will be happy to give you information about the intricacies of brewing coffee. Watch along while the coffee is roasted and don't forget to taste it.
Learn all about human influence on the landscape, plants and animals over the last 250,000 years. Located in an atmospheric piece of Maastricht.
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In these two streets you can clearly see the medieval ramparts. These streets have seven national monuments, all part of the city wall.
The town hall is located in the middle of the Markt in the centre of Maastricht and has a rich, mostly 18th century décor.
The square is located right in the center. With its cosy atmosphere and surrounding historic buildings, you can relax here.
This Romanesque church in the middle of the centre is also called Sterre-der-Zee. The largely medieval church is on the UNESCO list.
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The Leeuwenmolen dates from the year 1694 and used to be the oldest grain and tanning mill on the Jeker. Nowadays it's nice to take a look.
In the beautiful, over 700 years old Dominican Church you can enjoy the most varied range of books in the city and a nice coffee.
Here they specialize in inventing, designing, creating and assembling collections of modern art & design objects.
Experience the brewing process and taste the delicious craft beers on a guided tour of the steam beer brewery. It's the last city brewery!
Discover this museum in one of Maastricht's oldest buildings. Let yourself be surprised by groundbreaking exhibitions with changing themes.
De Markt is a large square in the city centre of Maastricht. Around the cozy, busy square is a large number of restaurants.
An art gallery and gallery in one. Various special exhibitions and exhibitions of promising artists are organized.
Between the historic buildings is the Graanmarkt. A square where you can relax while enjoying a snack and a drink.
A nice place to walk around or relax. You will find this city park on the edge of the city center.
The Bisschopsmolen is located in the heart of Maastricht. It is the oldest revolving water mill in the Netherlands. Get to know the craft of miller.
The museum is intimate, atmospheric and tells you all about the art of printing from the past to the present day. You will see the artistic, craft process.
A combination of fine food, art, culture, exhibitions and a beautiful city garden. This characterizes Huize Marres and makes a visit special.
The Helpoort, also called Jekerpoort, Hoogbruggepoort, Alde Poort op den Ancker, Powder Tower Gate or De Twee Towers, is a former city gate.
Originally 14th-century waltoren was part of the second medieval city wall and is located in the Faliezusterspark.
Look out in the beautiful spaces and be surprised by the vineyard. On weekends there are guided tours in the cool wine cellars.
A more beautiful location to have a cup of coffee or tea and eat a pastry almost does not exist. You can experience this in espresso bar Coffeelovers.
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