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Hell's Gate

Hell's Gate


Hell's Gate


Hell's Gate


Hell's Gate


Constructed in 1229, Hell's Gate is the oldest city gate in the Netherlands and the only remaining city gate in Maastricht. It probably received its name in the 18th century from the fires of the blacksmith who was located nearby. Hell's Gate was used for various purpuses: an armoury, a powder storehouse and a residence. Today the gate houses a museum dedicated to the history of Maastricht's fortifications.

View location in Maastricht, the Netherlands.


1 comments:

Hi Juka! Doesn't look so hellish... ;)

OK; I know that contemporary art doesn’t take unanimous approval... But some pieces are worth seeing. Check it at Blogtrotter Two, enjoy and have a superb weekend!!

PS: Chagall and Matisse are also still waiting for you... ;)