Maastricht Underground, Maastricht

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#1 of 39 in Parks in Limburg Province
Explore the city from a new perspective in the manmade caves under St. Pietersberg Hill. Maastricht Underground operates a network, which includes Fort St. Pieter, the North Caves, the Zonneberg Caves, the Casemates, and the ENCI quarry. Take a tour of the North and Zonneberg Caves and learn about their roles as air raid shelters during World War II and the Cold War. Visit the Casemates and discover how these 14 km (8.7 mi) tunnels were dug centuries ago to allow for surprise attacks on enemies. Make Maastricht Underground a centerpiece of your Maastricht vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Maastricht visit planning site .
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  • As residents of Maastricht, we were never before seen in the Casemates. Reason enough for a visit! Our guide Dorry was hugely driven and gave very clear explanation about the history and construction of the Casemates. Also the Casemates as air raid shelters during the second world war came to bid. A must for anyone who want to know more about this underground system of corridors in Maastricht.
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  • When i went to this underground tour I didn’t know what to expect. But in this tour i had one of the best experiences I had in my life. In here you can know a bit of history of the region, physics, ar...  more »
  • Great fun experience by using a step by the caves of maastricht. You do have a little condition need to do this.
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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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