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Fort Sint Pieter Maastricht

Fortress Sint Pieter

Fortress Sint Pieter was build in 1702. It’s located on the west side of Maastricht, The Netherlands. It was originally build to defend the city from numerous attacks from the french army. The fortress included an extended network of underground casemates and a connection to the ancient limestone quarries underneath the fortress. This wasn’t only a secret exit in case the fortress got invaded, it gave the defending soldiers also a possibility to surprise the attackers and appear behind them. […]