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Sint Janskerk

Vrijthof 24, 6211 LE Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Ranked #21 of 43 Attractions in Maastricht
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Observation Decks/ Towers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The St. John's characteristic red tower is useful for orientation when walking the city, as it is placed in the center of town. The tower of this church is also climbable during the times the church is opened for visitors. This makes it the highest viewable point in the city. The interior of this protestant church is very sober in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The distinct red towering spire of this Gothic Protestant Church guides you into the Vrijhoh district of Maastrict. Pick up an informative brochure as you do a self-guided free tour of this church. They have the brochures in English and are quite informative.

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Tours, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

With it's red steeple this church will immediately catch your eye! There is nothing spectacular about the inside. However it is possible for the mere sum of 2€50 to climb to the top and admire the view of Maastricht from the red steeple! You have to go inside the church and there is a stand selling different items. It is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Why this church seems odd only to me? The weird red tower had made such a repulsive impression that I even had nightmares after visiting! It strongly stands out against the surrounding landscape and looks absurdly because of its colour. And except for the strange tower the church has nothing special, just a simple old church as in other medieval... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

While the outside, with the red tower looks pretty interesting and nice, the inside is extremely balnd and has nothing to offer (with maybe the exception of the available toilets. No nice paintings, statues or ornaments, the inside has been pretty much converted into a concert hall. If you are looking for an entrance, on the southside. Actually we were... More

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