The Basilica of Our Lady (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwebasiliek) is a renowned Roman catholic basilica dating back to the 11th century. The main attraction is the miraculous statue of Our Lady, Star of the Sea. There are claims of healings recorded after the intercession of the Virgin Mary had been invoked.
- Part of Holland’s Biggest Museum.
- Visit this striking national monument.
- Located in the inner city of beautiful Maastricht.
Treasury of the Basilica
Besides the chapel with the statue of Our Lady, there’s much more arts and crafts to be admired. The treasury of the basilica holds a large number of objects of religious arts and crafts. Marvel at the richly embroidered copes and chasubles, relics in beautiful holders, processional banners, church silver and statues.
The Square of Our Dear Lady
The Basilica of Our Lady is situated on the Our Dear Lady Square (Onze Lieve Vrouweplein). The square was once voted the most beautiful square in the Netherlands. There are plenty of outdoor cafés where you can sit down and take in the surroundings.
Want to spend the night at Onze Lieve Vrouweplein?
The Derlon Hotel Maastricht is located directly off Onze Lieve Vrouweplein square. Historic elements combined with modern design have turned this hotel in the city center of Maastricht into an excellent place to stay. The hotel is built on top of Roman excavations, which you can visit. The hotel cellar boasts part of a square, a well, part of a pre-Roman Meuse rock-paved road, and a gate.