PeopleAi??from different parts of Europe came to participate in ai???YO!Festai??? to celebrate the 25thAi??anniversary of the signing of Maastricht Treaty,Ai??which is the birth of the European Union and,Ai??of course,Ai??the Euro.Ai??This madeAi??Maastricht cityAi??an ideal place for the festival. But what kind of city is it?Ai??What isAi??Maastricht famousAi??for?
First of all, Maastrichtai??i??s history is full of interesting facts and events.Ai??FromAi??Armenian patronAi??SaintAi??ServatiusAi??toAi??FrenchAi??Dai??i??Artagnan, itAi??can be concluded thatAi??Maastricht was always in the centre of attention by different people and nations. Besides, Celts, Romans, Spanish, French peopleai??i??s influence can also be felt in theAi??city because of several attacks during the history. Maastricht was settled approximately in 500 BC and there is some debateAi??onAi??whetherAi??or notAi??Maastricht is the oldest city in the Netherlands. Anyway,Ai??if it is not the oldest one, then, definitely,Ai??it is the second oldest. This is also proved by many historical centers in the city such as SaintAi??ServatiusAi??Basilica, Saint Johnai??i??s Church,Ai??etc.
Second,Ai??Maastrichtai??i??sAi??geographical location is prefect too. Located in Limburg province,Ai??MaastrichtAi??can fascinate you with a lot of things such as beautiful rivers,Ai??bridges, parks,Ai??lively squares, narrow streets and historical buildings.Ai??The climate is notAi??veryAi??cold in winter, andAi??it is warmer in summer,Ai??which will allow you toAi??visit Maastricht regardless the weather conditions forAi??walking around market square, visiting theAi??oldest bridge in the Netherlands, and enjoyingAi??the fresh air andAi??the clean surroundings.Ai??If youAi??are a fan of museums,Ai??Maastricht hasAi??interestingAi??art, history, artifacts,Ai??naturalAi??museumsAi??suggesting you to see.
Finally, Maastricht isAi??an international city. It is famous not only for Maastricht Treaty signing, but also forAi??its education. It is also regarded asAi??aAi??studentsai??i?? cityAi??because of very famous universities such asAi??Maastricht University, Maastricht School of Management,Ai??and moreAi??bringingAi??many international studentsAi??to this cityAi??every year.Ai??As an extra point,Ai??Maastricht isAi??alsoAi??full of shoppingAi??centres,Ai??as well as a large numberAi??of cafes, pubs and restaurants.
Maastricht city square
So,Ai??hurry to see Maastricht!