The 26 most beautiful sights and museums to visit in Groningen
The city centre of Groningen is a picture to see. Courts, monuments, historic warehouses, the center is full of them! A unique piece of Groningen is the Hoge en Lage der A, a stream where the ships used to load and unload. The beautiful Martini Tower, which towers high above the city, does not come to you. A climb to the top is spicy but definitely worth it. Furthermore, Groningen offers plenty of choice in terms of museums. Immerse yourself in maritime history or discover modern art and treasures from the past. Save your favorite spots on your city guide and experience an unforgettable day in Groningen.
Let yourself be surprised by this colourful, versatile museum. There are extensive collections of art and antiquities.
Nature and history come together in this green place. The park is located on the site where the defensive ramparts of the city were built in the 17th century.
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Let the work of Erik Zwezerijnen grab you in this atmospheric gallery. The style of the works is colourful, full of energy and cheerful.
The Korenbeurs has long been the center of grain trade. The unique building and techniques are a mix of styles and now houses an Albert Heijn.
Built from 1885 to 1887, this neo-Gothic church contains a beautiful organ and a special hexagonal spire made of cast iron.
Between the High der A and Lage der A, the A flows through this stream, ships used to enter and unload. You will find 28 national monuments here.
Pictura is located in a beautiful, monumental building at the Martinikerkhof. Here, artists from various directions and disciplines exhibit.
Learn all about the maritime history of the North through a beautiful collection. You will find the museum in two medieval buildings.
Enjoy a good cup of coffee, extensive lunch or delicious dinner in a rustic setting at this almost 400 year old monumental building.
On arrival or departure, do not turn around but through the station building. Look out your eyes thanks to the special ceilings and beautiful windows.
With a public toilet, you don't immediately think of a nice place. However, the toilet created by Koolhaas and Olaf is a picture to see.
Since its restoration in 1981, the Synagogue can be visited for exhibitions, concerts, lectures and guided tours.
In this street are some of the oldest buildings in Groningen. You will see special monumental buildings such as large mansions.
The centre of Groningen where the view is beautiful thanks to the Martini Tower and the town hall adjacent to the square.
Enjoy this green oasis of peace and leave the bustle of the city centre behind. The square exudes the atmosphere of a small park.
Enjoy the peace and quiet in this largest and oldest guest house in Groningen. Founded in the 12th century to care for the poor, the sick and the pilgrims.
Museum of graphic crafts, graphic arts and design. Besides historical presses that can be viewed, craftsmen are happy to explain everything to you.
The light enters this church beautifully, recognizable by its striking yellow tower. There's nothing to see, but the tower collapsed twice.
The building is of historical value due to the history of scientific education in Groningen and its neo-Renaissance design.
For over 500 years, this tower has determined the view of the city. The ascent is rewarded with a beautiful view of the city.
The academic heart of Groningen. This museum has a diverse collection. Nature, culture and science are central.
This lady seems to meet at first glance all the ideals of beauty. But look better, so you can notice some weird things.
Originally, the guesthouse was located against the city wall. This because it used to serve as a peshouse. Nowadays it's a peaceful place in the city.
The Vismarkt is centrally located and is a backdrop for various markets but also for the fair, open-air performances and concerts.
In this beautiful, hundreds of years old garden you will find a rose garden, herb garden and a tea shop that is open in fine weather.
The town hall of Groningen stands on the Grote Markt on the spot where a town hall has been standing since the thirteenth century.
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