The Sint Servaasbrug (or the St. Servatius Bridge, in Maastricht ‘Aw Brögk’) is an arched stone footbridge across the Meuse River in Maastricht, Netherlands. It connects the Wyck district with the city center.
Main Guard of Maastricht
The Main Guard of Maastricht (Hoofdwacht) has been used military until 2006. After this, the city of Maastricht has bought the building and it is now in use for expositions and as a wedding location. The Main Guard Building is situated at the Vrijthof next to the Basilica of Saint Servatius. This picture was taken during the blue hour and shows a nice illumination.
St. Servatius Bridge – Maastricht
The St. Servatius Bridg (Dutch: Sint Servaasbrug, locally known as ‘Aw Brögk’) is a stone bridge from the 13th century. It is probably the oldest still working bridge in the Netherlands. It connects the old city of Maastricht over the river Maas with Wyck, the part of the city where the train station can be found. This bridge is only for cyclists and pedestrians.
This picture is taken from the Vrijthof in Maastricht, part of the old city and is showing the Sint-Jan Church, Basilica of Saint Servatius and the main guard building (Hoofdwacht).
Maastricht Town Hall
The historic town hall was built during the Dutch Golden Age, the 17th century. In 1981 a European Summit took place with Dries van Agt, Helmut Schmidt, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing and Margaret Thatcher and others.
In this building, functioning as the Province Hall of the Dutch province Limburg) in Maastricht at the Maas reside the Provinciale Staten (parliament of the province Limburg) and the Gedeputeerde Staten (Government of the province Limburg). The chairman is called Gouverneur, but only in the province Limburg. His official title is the King’s Commissioner.
This picture was taken during the blue hour and shows this interesting building with the river Maas in the foreground. The illumination reflects in the Maas beautifully giving some extra colour and light.
The Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht is a museum of fine art. It is housed in a building from the Architect Aldo Rossi. It is considered a landmark of Maastricht.
This picture shows the Bonnefantenmuseum at night, taken from the other side of the Maas, making the river Maas a nice foreground for the building in this picture, with reflections from the lights on the other side.
Sint Servaasbrug (St. Servatius Bridge) in Maastricht
The Sint Servaasbrug (St. Servatius bridge) over the river Meuse is the oldest bridge in the Netherlands. It connects the central parts of the city Maastricht with the Wyck district, where you can find the main train station of Maastricht. This bridge is for pedestrians and cyclists only.
Maastricht at Night – Centre Céramique
The Centre Céramique in Maastricht is a building of modern architecture and is situated at the “Plein 1992”, a name chosen to commemorate the Maastricht Treaty of 1992. In this multifunctional building you can find the library of Maastricht.