"Nice old town on the river Maas!" Ravenstein by Roeffie
Ravenstein Travel Guide: 22 reviews and 35 photos
Ravenstein is a little old town at the river Maas. It has still a lot of 16th and 17th century houses.
Parts of citywalls and gates still remain like the 16th century "Maaspoort".
The Lucia Church is a unique church. This type of church is not very common for the Netherlands. The building of the church was financed by a lottery held here from 1729 to 1783. The winning combination was pronounced at the "Maaspoort".
A nice old town good for a walk and a drink on the terraces. There are no big attractions or museums overhere.
One of the two remaining city gates is called Maaspoort. The winning combination of the Ravensteinse lottery was... more travel advice
Today Ravenstein is part of Oss a bigger town of over 50,000 inhabitants. Until January 1st 2004 Ravenstein used this... more travel advice
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