A city in the southern most part of the Netherlands. It features the massive Saint Servatius Church and Saint Jan’s Cathedral. The Vrijthof square regularly hosts large festivals at various times throughout the year, including autumn and winter festivals.
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"Polare Maastricht, a bookshop housed in a centuries-old Dominican church [in Maastricht, Netherlands] . . . . Dutch design firm Merkx and Girod made dramatic use of the huge space, creating multistory steel shelving." "Truly Novel Bookstores," by Jemima Sissons. Wall Street Journal (July 6 - 7, 2013).

Truly Novel Bookstores

Bookshop Dominicanen in Maastricht, the Netherlands. is built within the walls of a century Gothic church building. Photograph: Etienne van SlounTwelve of the world's most beautiful bookshops - in pictures

For a moment I thought we were in the Grand Hall at Hogwarts. Selexyz bookstore Maastricht, Holland

The most beautiful bookshop in the world! Selexyz bookstore, located in a former Dominican church, Maastricht, Holland

Jean-Pierre Minckelers, inventor of illuminating gas, Markt, Maastricht, Netherlands

♥ Jean-Pierre Minckelers, inventor of illuminating gas, Markt, Maastricht


Maastricht, Netherlands ~ from a Belgic settlement, conquered by the Romans > to the birthplace of the EU

De oude #Bisschopsmolen is zeker een bezoekje waard als je in de buurt van #Maastricht bent.

Bisschopsmolen (Stenenbrug Maastricht, Netherlands The water wheel that powers the grinder inside.