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Fortress Sint Pieter

Luikerweg 80 | Luikerweg 71 (starting point tours), 6212 NH Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31(0)43 325 2121
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Ranked #15 of 43 attractions in Maastricht
Type: Historic Sites
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Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The fort should be a must see place for anyone visiting Maastricht. The construction of this fort is unique and still remains intact (or renovated) in fair condition. The underground tunnels leads the visitor to the central premises of the fort. The underground caves give a goosebump feeling in every corner. The 40 m deep well still can be seen... More

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

There is a new parking next to the fort, so its easy to reach. However some climbing is involved. Very interesting to hear about the history. The fort had to defend Maastricht against the Frensh armies. Some nice stories about the 4th marketeer D'Artagnan who died here in front of the city walls. Also Peter the Great from Russia is... More

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Fallbrook, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The fortress is undergoing repair. This is an active construction project and it would appear the are making good progress. Not must accessible not but I would think in less than a year it will be open. Still worth seeing when in Maastricht but it will be much better soon.

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Belgium
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25 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We visited Fort Sint Pieter just before it closed down for renovations and when the Lions Club Maastricht rented this venue for their annual charity event. The fort is old and has history, we enjoyed a short tour and enjoyed the view over Maastricht, an old Dutch city with much history.

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