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Basilica of St. Servatius

Keizer Karelplein, 6211 TC Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31 43 325 2121
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Serene

Visited on a very busy weekend and it was so peaceful when you walked through the magnificent... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tigersouthernbabe
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Hammerwood
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Massive building with fascinating musical bells

You could spend hours wandering around here or sitting quietly in the courtyard by the giant bell... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Keizer Karelplein, 6211 TC Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited on a very busy weekend and it was so peaceful when you walked through the magnificent entrance Small entrance fee - which was worth every euro. The cloisters area-looking into the centre area and then up to the tower - simply beautiful Very interesting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You could spend hours wandering around here or sitting quietly in the courtyard by the giant bell awaiting the hourly musical bells in the tower. Beautiful stained glass windows and ornate ceiling structures. We spent a couple of hours there and probably only saw a...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps we are seeing too many large cathedrals this trip as although this has heaps of history & architectural significance it is large, cold & has no intimacy at all

1  Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The Sint Servaes in Maastricht is definitely worth a visit. It is a beautiful Gothic basilica with Roman influences. In the time of the Karolingers, the basilica was under the protection of, among others, Charles the Great. In the church there is a more than...More

2  Thank A-flying-Dutchman
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Almost all of the cathedral is accessible to the visitor but you have to pay to enter. It is more interesting if you read Dutch. There is a smattering of English, French and German, but very little. The treasury is extensive and worth a visit....More

Thank Principaltraveller52
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Nice Basilica and claustro. Restful environment to make a stop in your journey and admire peace a greatness... a must see place in Maastricht.

Thank Abel S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The display of relics and artifacts was interesting. It is a large collection. I have never seen this many relics with bones/teeth displayed. The basilica is impressive. Access to the courtyard would have been nice

Thank stephenf497
Reviewed 17 May 2017

You have to understand / know a bit of the Maastricht history and traditions in order to understand all there is to see of this marvelous basilica. Worth every minute and penny!

Thank USDutchie
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Be sure that when you visit here, you take the left in the Schatkamer as well. It seemed to be overlooked because the rest of the church was full but we ended up being the only two to go upstairs where there are another 3...More

Thank Hunter Lily R
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoy visiting churches and have done so all over Europe. And this lovely edifice did not disappoint. I lit candles, stood in quiet meditation and enjoyed the quietness of the surroundings. It was a lovely experience and while it may not be for everyone,...More

Thank 223Annie
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