15 places you should have seen in Maastricht

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Come to know everything about this beautiful city during a day in Maastricht. The city centre is full of places and sights that each tell the story of the city in their own way. See medieval ramparts, ancient basilicas and various museums. In terms of culture and history, this Limburg city has plenty to offer.
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blank Photo Stadhuis in Maastricht, View, Sights & landmarks


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

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

Onze Lieve Vrouwe Basiliek

This Romanesque church in the middle of the city centre is also known as the Sterre-der-Zee. The largely medieval church is on the UNESCO list.

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Basiliek van Sint Servaas

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

blank Photo Bisschopsmolen in Maastricht, View, Lunch, Sight, Activity


The Bisschopsmolen is located in the heart of Maastricht. It is the oldest rotating watermill in the Netherlands. Get acquainted with the craft of miller.

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Discover Maastricht on 2 wheels on a bike tour through the city.

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 Towers or The Two 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

This originally 14th-century walktower was part of the second medieval city wall and is located in the Faliezusterspark.

blank Photo Stadspark in Maastricht, View, Neighborhood, square, park


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

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The museum is intimate, atmospheric and tells you everything about printing from the past to the present day. You get to see the artistic, artisanal process.

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Museum aan het Vrijthof

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

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Natuurhistorisch Museum

Learn about the influence of man on the landscape, plants and animals in the last 250,000 years. Located in an atmospheric part of Maastricht.

blank Photo Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht, View, Visit museum


This zinc clad dome tower houses a collection of ancient, modern and contemporary art.

blank Photo VVV in Maastricht, Info, Tourist office


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

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Sint Amorsplein

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

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