20 Sights in Valkenburg, Netherlands (with Map and Images)
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1. Romeinse Katakomben
The Roman Catacombs are an underground corridor system in Valkenburg in Dutch South Limburg. It is an extremely careful replica of parts of the catacombs in Rome. At the beginning of the 20th century, parts of the most important catacombs in Rome were carved with great precision in the limestone of Valkenburg in the Heidegroeve under the direction of architect Pierre Cuypers. The entrance to the Roman Catacombs are located on the Plenkertstraat near the De Leeuw beer brewery, the flint mines of Valkenburg and geological monument Quaeve Einde Plenkertweg. Above the quarry is the Polferbos.
2. Museum Land van Valkenburg
Museum Valkenburg, formerly the Land van Valkenburg regional museum, is a museum in the center of Valkenburg, in the Dutch province of Limburg. The museum is located in the former town hall and post office of Valkenburg, is a national monument. The permanent collection includes various collections in the field of geology, Roman and medieval archeology and local history. In addition, the Museum collects Limburg Art and organizes the changing exhibitions. The organization is entirely in the hands of volunteers.
The Sint-Gerlachuskerk is a church building in the South Limburg town of Houthem-Sint Gerlach in the Dutch municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The parish church dedicated to Saint Gerlachus van Houthem was originally the monastery church of a Norbertine monastery, a noble marker of which large parts have been preserved. The Baroque church building with fresco paintings unique for the Netherlands is a national monument and is one of the 'Top 100 of the National Service for Monument Care' from 1990.
4. De Reusch van Schimmert
The Watertoren van Schimmert, nicknamed De Reus van Schimmert, is a 38 meter high water tower in Schimmert in the municipality of Beekdaelen in the Dutch province of Limburg. The water tower is in the core of Schimmert, at the Torenstraat/Hagensweg intersection/Achter Schimmert/De Bockhofweg. The tower dates from 1927 and was designed by architect Jos Wielders who was inspired by the architecture of the Amsterdam School.
Wikipedia: Watertoren (Schimmert) (NL), Website, Heritage Website
5. Grafkelder Plenkertstraat
The burial cellar Loisel of Groeve Loisel is a burial cellar and Limburg marl quarry in the Dutch municipality of Valkenburg on the Geul in South Limburg. The underground quarry is located on the west side of Valkenburg on the Plenkertstraat in Plenkert on the northern edge of the Margraten plateau in the transition to the Geuldal. On site, the plateau dives down for a few meters.
The Mariakapel is a Niskapel on the west side of Sint Gerlach in the Kerkdorp Houthem in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The chapel is on the Sint Gerlach street, pretty much in the front garden of number 34, with the castle domain of Château St. Gerlach on the other side of the street. The Gerlachusputje is about 200 meters to the southeast.
7. Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Altijddurende Bijstandkerk
The Onze-Lieve-Vrouw of Altienting Assistance Church is a church building in Valkenburg in the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul in the Dutch province of Limburg. The church is located on the north side of the Walramplein on Sint Pieterstraat, just after the Geul has split into two branches at the Walram stuff. The H. H. Nicolaas and Barbarakerk.
Wikipedia: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Altijddurende Bijstandkerk (Valkenburg) (NL)
The Alphagroeve is a limburg marl quarry in the Dutch municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul in South Limburg. The underground quarry is located on the west side of Valkenburg on the Plenkertstraat in Plenkert on the northern edge of the Plateau of Margraten in the transition to the Geuldal. On site, the plateau plunges steeply down a few meters.
The Gerlachus well or Gerlachusbron is a well in the hamlet of Sint Gerlach van Houthem in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The well belongs to the estate of Château St. Gerlach. The well stands in the middle of a square lawn surrounded by a hedge. It is located on the edge of the Ingendael nature reserve.
10. H.H. Nicolaas en Barbarakerk
The church of the H. H. Nicolaas and Barbara, or Oude Kerk, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the center of the Dutch-Limburg town of Valkenburg. The partly Romanesque, partly Gothic and partly neo -Gothic building is a national monument. To the north of the church, the river Geul flows on the other side of the street.
11. Romeinse villa Steenland
The Roman Villa Steenland is a site with a Roman villa in the municipality of Beekdaelen in the Dutch province of Limburg. The villa from the second half of the 1st century was of the Villa Rustica type and is one of the dozens of Roman villa complexes that have been dug up on the South Limburg Lössgronds (partly).
The Sint-Jozefkerk is a church building in Valkenburg-Broekhem in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. She is located on the road of the core from Valkenburg to Strabeek, Houthem (-st. Gerlach) and Meerssen. The building is a national monument and dedicated to Sint-Jozef.
13. Kasteel Oost
Kasteel Oost is a castle-like country house, located on the Oosterweg in a bend of the river Geul east of the town of Valkenburg in Dutch Limburg. The castle, which is surrounded by a formal garden and a landscaped garden, is a national monument and is also part of the Buitengoed Geul & Maas.
The Sint-Rozakerk or Sint-Roza de Limakerk is a church building in Sibbe in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The parish of this church includes both Sibbe and the neighboring village of IJzeren. The church is dedicated to Saint Rosa and is a national monument.
15. Franse Molen
The French Mill or Fransche Molen is a watermill that uses the water of the river Geul and is located in the middle of Valkenburg. The water from the mill is transported by the Walramstuw via the mill branch to the water mill, first passing the Oude Molen.
The Goudsberg guard post was a late Roman guard post or watchtower on the Goudsberg hill in the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul in the south of the Dutch province of Limburg. The guard post was probably built to prevent Frankish raids.
17. Kasteel Valkenburg
Valkenburg Castle is a ruined castle in Valkenburg aan de Geul, Netherlands. It is unique in the Netherlands in that it is the only castle in the country built on a hill. The castle is listed in the top hundred of Dutch cultural monuments.
The Franciscan monastery, also called Sint Joseph Instituut, is a former monastery in the Dutch-Limburg town of Valkenburg, located at Oosterweg no. 1. The neo-Gothic monastery chapel is also referred to as the Monastery Church.
19. Provinciaal Verzetsmonument
The Provincial Resistance Monument on the Cauberg near Valkenburg in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul is a memorial chapel in honor of the Limburg resistance in the Second World War.
The Berkelpoort is one of the three medieval city gates of the South Limburg fortified town of Valkenburg. The strongly restored gate of Limburg marl has been protected as a national monument since 1967.
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