Maastricht Underground, Maastricht

#1 of 114 in Nature in The Netherlands
Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
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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  • I attended both the Fort and North Cave tours in English — Jo was extremely kind, approachable and knowledgeable. Marion as well! they involved us by asking questions, guessing things or even hands...  more »
  • Very compelling and interesting! These caves are a Must-Know part of Dutch history. The guides knew how to present the facts and stories in captivating ways.  more »
  • A very nice place, best to photograph
  • Great cave to visit! We did the museum (or art?) tour and it was a great to with a very good guide who told a lot of things about the art in the mine and some other things as well (general stories). And although the tour took about 2 hours, it felt shorter.

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