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Maastricht has a lot to see. You might be surprised, because Maastricht is a bit off the beaten track.
Wander the narrow, winding streets of the medieval center. Go to Bassin, a harbor area loaded with restaurants, see the city walls and the Hoge Fronten, an 17th/18th century bastion and the tunnels underneath. Then head over to the recently renovated Markt (Market square) where you'll find the interesting city hall.
Bonnefantenmuseum on Avenue Ceramique 250, Open Tuesday through Sunday 11.00 am - 5.00 pm; Mon: closed, except on public holidays. The museum specializes in Old Masters and contemporary art in the province of Limburg.
Natuurhistorisch Museum, De Bosquetplein 7. Maastricht's Natural History Museum demonstrates the geological development of South Limburg, offering displays of fossils and different types of rock. There is also a section showing the regional flora and fauna.
Fun in Hotels:
Underground Maastricht Go below Maastricht to the celler of the Derlon Hotel to see how Maastricht was set up in Roman times. You'll see remnants of a piazza, a 3rd century well, part of a pre-Roman cobblestone road as well as sections of a wall and gate. You can stay at the Delon Hotel and eat breakfast in the historic setting.
Kruisherenhotel Maastricht Have Gothic dreams when you stay in the renovated 15th century monastery of the "Crutched Friars" right in downtown Maastricht.
Maastricht Map is a simple iOS app that maps the city's attractions.