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Places visited in Maastricht, Netherlands
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ESTEC aerial view
Noordwijk, Netherlands

European Space Research and Technology Centre

The birthplace of most all of Europe's space missions is here on the Dutch coast.
52.2157, 4.4176
Fort Saint Pieter
Maastricht, Netherlands

Fort Saint Pieter

This historical Netherlands fortress still bears the marks of its single siege.
50.8360, 5.6840
View of Valkenburg from the ruins
Valkenburg, Netherlands

Kasteelruine Fluweelengrot

The ruins of this Dutch castle sit atop a labyrinth of once-secret tunnels and passageways, dating back over 900 years.
50.8609, 5.8304
Sprookjesbos
Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Efteling Sprookjesbos

This fairy tale forest hides scenes from some of the more obscure and bizarre Western nursery stories.
51.6504, 5.0435
Maastricht, Netherlands

St. Pietersberg Caves

Incredible labyrinth of man made caves.
50.8353, 5.6854
Selexyz Dominicanen
Maastricht, Netherlands

Selexyz Dominicanen

This centuries-old gothic monster has been converted into a sprawling, glossy bookstore.
50.8501, 5.6896
Micropia
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Micropia

The world's first zoo for microbes collecting the horrible and wonderful things living on and around us.
52.3673, 4.9125
Haarlem, Netherlands

Teylers Museum

Oldest Museum of the Netherlands is a true cabinet of curiosities.
52.3802, 4.6404
Xanten Archaeological Park
Xanten, Germany

Xanten Archaeological Park

Take a walk in a recreation of ancient Rome.
51.6670, 6.4538
Wunderland Kalkar
Kalkar, Germany

Wunderland Kalkar

An amusement park on the grounds of an unused nuclear power plant, with a swing ride inside the cooling tower.
51.7631, 6.3269