Maastricht through all ages
The Oldest city of the Netherlands, Maastricht, where the Romans crossed the Meuse river many centuries ago. In history Maastricht developed from a Belgic settlement, that in the Gallic Wars was conquered by the Romans and thus became a Roman settlement, to a religious centre, a garrison city and an early industrial city.
Every century has made Maastricht to become an attractive destination for guests all over the world. Today you will discover different centuries in the beautiful city of Maastricht
Along the way you will experience every century that has formed Maastricht.
In the city park you will meet the falconers. Discover the time in which the falconry was a favorite pastime for the nobility.
Listen to the beautiful Anthem of Maastricht at the statue of the writer from a famous Dutch Opera called” Trijn de Begijn”.
Once arrived at the most expensive street, called “de stokstraat”, it is suddenly clear that the same street in the past was home of the “ladies of easy virtue”
Will you be able to connect all centeries at the end of the day?