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Helpoort, Maastricht

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  • De Helpoort (Jekerpoort, Hoogbruggepoort or Kruittorenpoort) is a former city gate from Maastricht. This gate (built in the 13th centuary) is part of the first Medieval city wall from Maastricht ans i...  more »
  • We loved walking the streets of Maastricht, with goal to discover the monument and major places in the city. This place is part of the cultural visit Maastricht!
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  • Lived just around this old city gate. Outside the gate, there is a nice park with a fountain. There is a cafe in connection with port. Great control.
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  • Fort and surrounding area are worth your time. Lush greenery around this place has calming effect. Small museum inside gives insights on Maastricht history.
  • One of the main must-see of Maastricht! Of course before proceeding to d'Artagnan monument)
  • Super cool old gate and wall that predate just about everything else in Maastricht.
  • Interesting tourist destination. Nice to have someone local explain this entire area.
  • Pretty historical building to visit

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As befitting a busy regional capital, Maastricht boasts lodging options that range from low-cost hostels for budget-minded travelers, to stylish boutique hotels catering to those who wish to indulge themselves. Maastricht is as a popular weekend destination throughout the year, so book in advance if you want a spacious room near the city center. Spontaneous travelers can check out the areas just outside the central district, where many guesthouses offer free parking and bicycles for rent.
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