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Address: Vrijthof 24, 6211 LE Maastricht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 043/325-21-21
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outstanding red tower!

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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Weirton, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

One of the best places that we stopped in The Netherlands. Be sure to take your camera and a note book. There are too many facts about the place to try to remember them all.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The church and tower are obviously awesome, but if you visit on November 11 of each year, you ll have an experience of a lifetime at the square near this place! Everyone will be disguised and dancing, an incredible festive mood will be ongoing! Do not miss it on this date!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Nice, attractive to the eyes, red tower that deceives you from the outside that it has richer history that the surrounding churches. The church from inside doesn't have much unless if you go up the tower and enjoy the view, however, from outside its definitely an eye catching.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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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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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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Moscow, Russia
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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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Address: Vrijthof 24, 6211 LE Maastricht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 043/325-21-21
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Maastricht

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