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Address: Vrijthof 24, 6211 LE Maastricht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 043/325-21-21
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Lovely building

Great to see this church at sunset with the red gleaming. Think you can get inside at certain mass times but we did not manage it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Annefromireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great to see this church at sunset with the red gleaming. Think you can get inside at certain mass times but we did not manage it.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Walk to the top of this church - the views are beautiful! Was EUR 2.50 to walk to the top - the steps are very small , almost impossible to have one person going up and another coming down, as very little room to pass, so be aware. There are great views but the viewing areas is gated so you... More 

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New Holland, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

When walking past in the morning the sunlight caught this building beautifully and the red was extremely vibrant. My guide in Maastricht recommended a visit and I am pleased to report this place does not disappoint. Definitely worth a visit if you find your in Maastrich

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The inside of the church is beautiful, but if you walk up the stairs to the top (unavailable from approximately October to Mach - not 100% sure of specific dates - due to snow/ frost etc.) you'll have the best view in Maastricht. The original building was made of sandstone, however, as many people will know, sandstone eventually turns black... More 

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Lille, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

The guide explained us that the tower was made with the yellow millstone, very common in the city, but considered poor since it was a very easy to find material, accessible to everyone. Since this church was mainly for the rich, they decided to paint it. And, apparently, they did it with the blood of 500 slaughtered protestants. The red... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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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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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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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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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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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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