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Address: Vrijthof 24, 6211 LE Maastricht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 043/325-21-21
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An iconic church attached to the largest church of St. Servaas Basilica in Maastricht. The two separate colours is due to restoration. When it finally finishes, it will be one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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134 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

An iconic church attached to the largest church of St. Servaas Basilica in Maastricht. The two separate colours is due to restoration. When it finally finishes, it will be one whole colour. Also a nice place to walk around!

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cadier en keer
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95 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This tower church is also nice to visit in dawn when the tower and walls are lit, esecially from the back side. There is a much more intimate athmosphere to admire tis late gothic structure. The tower has been rebuilt in the second half of 15 th century, so it is late gothic style.

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Luxembourg
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358 reviews
226 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Quite a landmark of the city, the red tower of the church, just next to the vrijthof square and the main building of the university of Maastricht.

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Irbid, Jordan
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29 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The Title says it all , while this Church with its beautiful Red color as a lot to the Maastricht scenery , it is not really something special from the inside

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Thank Elementeyas
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21 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The fact is that you could climb the tower to enjoy the view of Maastricht from above! the red tower is also conspicuous to be seen from distance. But when climbing the tower, need to consider that they still use it a christian church

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Ploiesti, Romania
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127 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

nice, unique red tower outside, next to the St. Servaas church in the famous central square of the city. very austere inside, but great view after climbing the tower. Payed parking under the square.

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Victoria, Canada
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490 reviews
275 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The Sint Janskerk sits so strikingly against the skyline because of the red tower. The red is a product of a specific chemical reaction that prevented the construction materials (marlstone) from creating a plaster that built up and fell off. The vibance of the tower colour suggests that the inside is going to be wild and wonderful. Well ... no... More 

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Thank SyrinxSounds
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This church was built by the Catholics and then given to the Protestants when Maastricht had two lords. It is now clearly Calvinist and thus very simple inside. Worth a visit but nothing special

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This 14th/15th Century church is simplistic inside with enough to give most time to sit and ponder or reflect - a peaceful, plain interior. For us the high point was literally that... this church has a spire that you can climb - but it is not for the faint hearted. The spiral stone stairway is quite narrow and steep and... More 

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indonesia
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211 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

it's all about the tower! its redness can only be compared to Vritjhof, but it's a tower, a very high tower. It's definitely eye catching!

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