15 places in Maastricht you must have seen

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Learn all about this beautiful city during a day at Maastricht. The city centre is full of places and sights, each telling the story of the city in its own way. See medieval ramparts, ancient basilicas and various museums. As far as culture and history are concerned, this Limburg city has plenty to offer.
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blank Photo Stadhuis in Maastricht, View, Sights & landmarks


The town hall is located in the middle of the Markt in the centre of Maastricht and has a rich, mostly 18th century décor.

blank Photo Onze Lieve Vrouwe Basiliek in Maastricht, View, Visit museum, Sightseeing

Onze Lieve Vrouwe Basiliek

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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Basiliek van Sint Servaas

This impressive basilica cherishes the greatest treasures of Maastricht. Discover special objects in the treasury that you can visit here.

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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.

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blank Photo Leeuwenmolen in Maastricht, View, Sightseeing


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.

blank Photo Helpoort in Maastricht, View, Sights & landmarks


The Helpoort, also called Jekerpoort, Hoogbruggepoort, Alde Poort op den Ancker, Powder Tower Gate or De Twee Towers, is a former city gate.

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Lang Grachtje en Klein Grachtje

In these two streets you can clearly see the medieval ramparts. These streets have seven national monuments, all part of the city wall.

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Pater Vincktoren

Originally 14th-century waltoren was part of the second medieval city wall and is located in the Faliezusterspark.

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Nice B&B's in the city center of Maastricht

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A nice place to walk around or relax. You will find this city park on the edge of the city center.

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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.

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Museum aan het Vrijthof

Discover this museum in one of Maastricht's oldest buildings. Let yourself be surprised by groundbreaking exhibitions with changing themes.

blank Photo Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht, View, Visit museum


In this zinc-coated dome tower you will find a collection consisting of old, modern and contemporary art.

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Sint Amorsplein

The square is located right in the center. With its cosy atmosphere and surrounding historic buildings, you can relax here.


Natuurhistorisch Museum

Learn all about human influence on the landscape, plants and animals over the last 250,000 years. Located in an atmospheric piece of Maastricht.



For everything about Maastricht and surroundings you are at the right place. The helpful staff will be happy to help you with useful information.

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