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Basilica of St. Servatius

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The famous Gothick Sint-Janskerk

Two medieval churches standing side by side with a lot of history between them. One side is the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Amma F
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Take a walk around the cloister

The paid visit is worth it. The Cathedral has many side altars and incredible musuem with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
vicskitchn
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Two medieval churches standing side by side with a lot of history between them. One side is the Basilica of St. Sevatious and then the Protestant Church in red next to it. Legend has it that it used to painted with ox blood centuries ago!

Thank Amma F
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The paid visit is worth it. The Cathedral has many side altars and incredible musuem with beautiful relics. This saint is beloved in the town.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We loved this Beautiful Basilica in Maastricht. We learned that the present-day church is probably the fourth church that was built on the site of the grave of Saint Servatius, an Armenian missionary who was bishop of Tongeren and died allegedly in 384 in Maastricht.[1]...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The treasury displayed treasures linked to the history of the church. My daughter loved the bright jewelry and relics. The church itself includes the tomb of St Servaas from 385. It’s quiet and pleasant.

Thank OxideMontefeltro
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I really loved walking around the church. It’s in a very exclusive area in Maastricht. This place has so much long history and kept everything so well. I would recommend you to read more history about the church on google before you get there.

Thank sarahsonnewyork
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Another beautiful church to visit in southern Netherlands. Great stop in Maastricht. Easy to get to. Nice aged structure.

Thank Davanrn
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I have visited and paid for entrance fees far in excess of this cost and this had to be the rudest experience of entry to a religious sight I have ever encountered! It was not particularly busy, just after half 12, we approached the kiosk...More

Thank seakingaviator
Reviewed 11 July 2018

You have to pay to enter the church, but this includes access to a lovely garden cloister and a treasury with interesting reliquaries and medieval art. The highlight is the 12th c. Noodkist, or Emergency Reliquary, that is still carried through the city in times...More

Thank AWoodsSanDiego
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The basilica is beautiful (those glass windows!!) and contains a lot of information. You can also visit the Treasury and the small garden inside. Not too expensive, and interesting in itself.

Thank jkgsUP431
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Many churches clustered together and chose the outside view, enjoyed the architecture & intricacies of-this ancient Basilica

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