Tag Archives: the Netherlands

Maastricht’s Saint Servatius, the oldest preserved church

Dutch people claim that Saint Servatius Basilica, or Sint-Servaasbasiliek in Dutch, is the oldest preserved church in the Netherlands. And I believe them. The church is named after Servatius, who died at Maastricht in 384. Servatius was an Armenian missionary … Continue reading

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Maastricht, a culture of biking

Like any old cities, Maastricht of the Netherlands features a mixture of infrastructures which have witnessed the city history over its past 2000 years. It is hard to believe that nowadays the city found a way to keep alive these … Continue reading

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