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  • 1. Parks

    If you have the chance, on a sunny morning, to contemplate the medieval towers of Maastricht from Mount Saint Pieter, you will not find it hard to imagine yourself back in centuries past. Strolling...

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  • 2. Vrijthof

    The Vrijthof is the city's main focus for both locals and tourists. The eastern side is a row of terraced cafes which face the twin churches of St Jan (with its distinctive red tower) and St Servaas....

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  • 3. The Maas/Meuse River

    The Maas, as it is called in Dutch and German (Meuse in French and English), is actually not a very busy river. I seem to have taken pictures of it mainly when...

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  • 4. Another Friendly Bar For Your Morning Coffee

    if your wanderings take you down to the Helspoort and the old city walls on a chilly, damp, December morning then an ideal spot for a warming coffee is this...

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  • 5. The High Bridge

    This is the newest bridge in Maastricht, a bicycle and pedestrian bridge that was opened in 2003. It goes from Plein 1992 on the right bank of the river to the...

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  • 6. Wilhelmina Bridge

    The Wilhelminabrug is a bridge that was built over the Meuse in the years 1930-1932. It is mainly for motor vehicles, but also has bicycle lanes and sidewalks...

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  • 7. St. Servaasbrug

    The Saint Servatius Bridge is partly an old stone bridge dating from the thirteenth century (1280-1298) and partly a modern steel drawbridge that can be raised...

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  • 8. Maastricht Breweries

    At the turn of the 20th century Maastricht had about thirty breweries. Now it has none and only two of the buildings remain: the De Keyzer and the De Ridder,...

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  • 9. A Friendly Bar For Your Morning Coffee

    If you are heading out for the day from Maastricht, either by bus or train, and have time for a coffee before you travel then look out for this bar which is...

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  • 10. The Maastricht Flag

    As a city with its own unique identity it's no surprise that it has its own flag which you'll notice all over the place. The white star on the red background...

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  • 11. Finding Your Way Around

    Despite its wealth of interesting little side streets which tempt you to wander, rather than go directly from A to B, Maastricht is a very easily navigable city...

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  • 12. Maastricht Tourist Office

    The main tourist office is located in the pedestrianised centre of the old city at the river end of the main shopping street. The distinctive building, the...

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  • 13. What - No Golden Arches??

    It seems that when McDonalds wanted to open a place on the Vrijthof they had intended to erect their trademark golden arches on the building's roof.Fortunately...

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  • 14. TOURIST INFORMATION

    The local Maastricht Tourist Information Office is located at Kleine Staat 1.Telephone: +31-43-3252121Business hours:Summer:Mo-Fr: 9AM - 6PMSa: 9AM -...

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  • 15. Crutched Friars

    The Gothic monastery of the Crutched Friars is located at the “ kommel” its build in South-Limburg marble stone. The church was the central part of the...

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  • 16. Romans in Maastricht

    In 1983 hotel Derlon got rebuild and during the construction men discovered a Roman temple. Because of the significance of these foundings, it was demandand...

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  • 17. Life of Ancestors

    From observations and researches on found skeleton scientist got data about Maastricht old ancestors. The usual age of death was around 40. The average length...

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  • 18. the old bridge

    The “aw brök” is the eldest bridge in the country. In 1933 the mediavel bridge got broken up and reconstraucted in concrete. After this, it got embellished...

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  • 19. pope in Maastricht

    in 1985, the song ‘ popi jopie’ by a dutch group called ‘ pisa’ was a hitsingle. What was it about? It was about the pope coming to the Netherlands. Of course,...

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  • 20. Maastricht Flag

    in 1438 the flag of Maastricht was described as a white six pointed star on a red field. Philips de Gooje designed the flag. In 1649, at the ‘ Peace of Munster’...

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  • 21. post and money

    post offices are open from 9-17. In weekdays and some are open on saterday till 1 pm. You can also change money and cheques there. You can fax, copy and and...

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  • 22. telephones

    at the Vrijthof, market and railroadstation there are telephones. These are KPN network. The blue-orange telephones are from Telfort and can be find within the...

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  • 23. Disabled travellers

    Public places such as musea , cinema or theatres are well designed for Wheel chair visitors. Only adresses on high levelled locations as well as old building...

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  • 24. Emergency (3)

    Pickpockets of course parasite on crowded places such as bus stations, bars, markets. You might jus need to carru your wallet in a moneybelt underneath your...

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  • 25. Emergency (2)

    useful alarm number is 112. Only dial this number in an emergency. For less severe cases, call the number of the specific hospital (043-3876543), police station...

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