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Helpoort

Sint Bernardusstraat 24b, 6211 HL Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Very interesting city + military history

Great little museum, make sure to time your visit to match opening times. The gentleman who worked... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2015
Match B
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Great old gate

This gate and the city walls extending from it make for some lovely walks and photos. There is not... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2015
stonewithnomoss
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  • Average10%
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Sint Bernardusstraat 24b, 6211 HL Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Great little museum, make sure to time your visit to match opening times. The gentleman who worked there has a vast amount of knowledge about the history of the city. Budget about 1 hour or so.

Thank Match B
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

This gate and the city walls extending from it make for some lovely walks and photos. There is not really a lot to see, but it is well landscaped and taken care of. Really a relaxing part of a visit to Maastricht (and surprising...I hadn't...More

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Very impressive monument of time well gone by, in a very nice part of Maastricht, not well known to the public.

Thank Jos V
Reviewed August 24, 2015

In the pictures you see a stone tower, but when you actually get here, it is a whole complex of several towers, a gate, a moat-fragment, and quite a lot of old wall. It just made me smile! Suddenly I wanted a great anachronic costume...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Close to the historic centre of Maastricht within short walking distance of the Maas River, old and new town squares and lively cafe and shopping precincts.

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Reviewed August 21, 2015

It is close to the park and easy to find. Nice walking area around it. Well preserved and impressive.

Thank Ratna_BSBL
Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

This is a sight of Maastricht that is easy to walk to and quite lovely for pictures. Pair it up with a walk around the city wall or through to the "stadspark".

Thank TessyDiva
Reviewed August 13, 2015

We saw some information on this place and visited on route to visit some friends, very nice, easy walking and lots to see

Thank Haveadeal
Reviewed July 31, 2015

This Section of Maastricht is very old and contains many interesting landmarks in the old city walls. The gate is spectacular and in very good condition

Thank John M
Reviewed July 19, 2015

Helpoort, or Hell's Gate is the oldest city gate in Holland. It was a prison where the prisoners were kept in the tower which was the part of a city walls constructed in 1229. When the second city walls were built in the 15th century,...More

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