15 Best Things to Do in Maastricht (the Netherlands)

2. Fort Sint Pieter

Fort Sint Pieter

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Fort Sint Pieter

A truly marvellous example of a defence fortification, the Fort Sint Pieter has stood for many years since the early 1700’s and was an important part of the cities defence network.

Built on a heightened position for strategic advantage, you can climb to the top of the fort and be rewarded with stunning views across to the river Meuse and Maastricht.

A guided tour will also take you through the network of passage ways, cannon rooms and troops quarters.

See how this fort functioned, and learn about what made is such a formidable and well placed garrison.

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