The Mestreechter Geis statue


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6211 EX Maastricht
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The character of the people of Maastricht has been shaped by a long history encompassing many influences from beyond the city's walls. Nobody can capture this character in a single definition, but words not indigenous to this character can best describe it as follows: a certain nonchalance, Weltschmerz, laissez-faire, and a stiff upper lip!

The how and why of this statue, inspired by Arlequino of the Comedia dell'arte, can be found around the statue in the form of facts written on the foundation stone, the characters in the cosy cafés...