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NOTES ON MAASTRICHT

Maastricht is derived from it's Latin name Trajectum Ad Mosam (Mosa-Crossing) and is situated either side of the river Meuse (Maas in Dutch). The name refers to the bridge built by the Romans under the reign of Augustus Caesar.

It was the first Dutch city to be liberated by Allied troops during WW2 on the 14th September 1944.

In 1992 the Maastricht Treaty was signed here, leading to the creation of the Euro.

 

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MAASTRICHT CAFE REVIEWS - Short reviews of cafe's and bars in Maastricht.