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As the capital city of the Limburg province, and the southernmost city in the Netherlands with the Meuse River splitting her in two, and within walking distance of both Germany and Belgium, Maastricht is a major destination for travelers not only because of the medieval architecture and the laid-back vibe as a result of its universities, but also because it is a major shopping center and the headquarters for the Dutch national tourist agency, the VV. From the various museums to the coffee shops, the public parks, and the 13th century walls surrounding the city, Maastricht has more to offer than simply a pot-smoker’s dream-come-true. This is a medieval city at its core, surrounded by modernity.
Perhaps one of the most unique features of Maastricht, at least for the modern traveler, is how much bicycles are used. In fact, in many cities within the Netherlands it is possible for you to rent public bicycles and ride them around town for an extremely small fee, and it’s almost an unspoken rule that you are expected to become part of the bicycle crowd while in Maastricht. While a visitor can just as easily walk everywhere if they choose, bicycles are a great way to head out of the city on a day trip if you prefer, or simply use them to cruise around the city streets to explore the medieval architecture. Bikes trump cars in this city, so you don’t have to worry about traffic.
Between St. Servaas Church or St. Jan’s Cathedral, or the Derlon Museum and the Bonnefanten Museum, or exploring one of the various festivals at the Vrijthof during festivals such as the Carnaval—described by many as a North European Mardi Gras— or the Andre Rieu concerts, there is simply too much to explore in just one trip. Also in the winter, there's a rink, Christmas stalls, gluhwein etc. And given the fact that the Netherlands have a relaxed policy on certain recreational tobacco products, kicking back in a coffee shop has never been so fun.
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A city in the southeastern part of the Netherlands is called Roermond. This city carries an immense historical value as a town, at the bank of the Meuse River on the lower Roer. It has been awarded to the city rights in 1231. The management here designated it as a conservation area. With the passage of time, the town played a key role as a commercial centre; it was a principal town land in the duchy of Guelders and it has been serving as the seat of the since 1559 of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Roermond. The towers of its two churches named as Roermond Minster or Munsterkerk in Dutch and St. Christopher Cathedral highlighted the importance of the historic town. Due to the importance of the two major churches, this town has been many listed monuments and buildings.
Roermond's old city centre is home to several historic monuments, including:
Minster church (Munsterkerk)
Stateroom of city hall
The old cemetery
Kapel in 't Zand
Roermond City Hall
St. Christopher Cathedral
The Galgeberg is a small hill in Roermond. It is in the Kapel in 't Zand-area of Roermond.
“Galgeberg” is a place famous for its gallows. Long time ago, the criminals were burned or hanged there. For example many witches were brought there to burn; the bottom line is that it was the biggest famous place in the Netherlands ever for the witches.
On the other hand, a problem is that Roermond is one of the unsafe places due to the close border with many cities with the fear of war anytime. Netherlands has been given the ranked 3rd for the most criminal city. Roermond, in 2007 successfully reduced its rank in the list of criminals and got 9th place. Efforts were being put to make the Netherlands more criminals free by stopping the major crimes such as house/car robberies and snatching.
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