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Christmas Adventures: Maastricht part 2

Maastricht, especially at Christmas, is such a beautiful city! We had a full day to wander and explore.  We were staying close to city hall so that was the first stop

Then wandered to the water

And across Sint Servaasbrug

And back downtown

Kapel Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe

Saint Jan's Church

There is a small part of the old city wall you can walk on

A small deer park

Bear bench in Aldenhof park

We had a sits here and looked up this bench and why a bear with a human hand was here...and it was kind of sad. There is a bear pit nearby where three generations of bears were kept, the last was removed to a zoo in 1993

Now the old bear pit has this super sad display! And it is a monument for extinct animals. 

They are all in there looking at you

This was so sad! 

But nearby was this fun merry go round

Where you could spin around and relax at the same time

Back to the small deer park

And a fun bird enclosure

A walk along the Jeker

Father Vinck Tower

Crossing the river on the Hoge Brug

Recen Tower on the other side

Wandering the other side of the river

Saint Martinuskerk

This was originally part of a pillar on the Wilhelmina Bridge

A quick wander at night to see the lights

This was such a pretty town and so fun to wander around! So many small, windy streets to spy on, the water, the parks, it was great. I would highly recommend Maastricht and would definitely come back, especially at Christmas time!


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