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Martinitoren

Martinikerkhof 1, 9712 Groningen, The Netherlands
050 3111277
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Ranked #3 of 15 Attractions in Groningen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
Traveler Description: The Martinitoren is one of the most famous sites in Groningen. Its name has nothing to do with the drink, by the way :-) but refers to Saint... more »
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Sao Paulo, SP
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75 reviews 75 reviews
65 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is a nice place to visit when it's sunny and clear. You have a great view of the city. The stairs are very tight, so it's difficult to go up or down when there's people coming the other way. You have to pay 3 eur to go up, and you buy the coin in the touristic center at Grote... More

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Bandung, Indonesia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

To go inside you'll have to buy the coin for 3 euros from the vvv building accross the Martini tower (at the grote markt). The stairs are quite the challenge and also kinda narrow. When you finally arrive at the top you can see a very nice 360 view of Groningen. From this point you can still go up where... More

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San Francisco, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

When you put your coin in (you pay 3 euros for it at the tourist info center across the street), move through the.silver bars right away or they'll lock again! The view is great, but the close bars all around make it hard to take a picture if you're vertically challenged. Steps are a good workout, and they have some... More

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The stairs is a work out but its definitely worth it. You can see the whole city from the top! Very nice helpful staff too and the bells are fun too!

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

There is a slightly challenging climb of about 300 steps and no lift. The highlight is the view of the city and the main square. There are a few exhibits which gives an excuse to catch your breath during the climb.

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Taoyuan, Taiwan
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

this is definitely a great deal. For a small fee of a few euros you can climb up the 100 meter tower to see a 360 view of the city above the residential skyline. It is definitely worth it.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Climbing along the narrow stairs to the middle almost 100 meter high tower is a experience in it's own. It offers you a good view of the city.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Outside and in, this tower is a beauty. It costs only a few euros to climb up to the top and get a great view of the city. The climb is not strenuous, although it can make you a little dizzy, but it's all well worth it.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Climb all the stairs to the top of the tower to see Groningen, it is really worth the effort. Nice little thing that happend to us was to meet a lady who had been to tower ca 60 ears ago when she was a kid. She told us exciting history what they did then. This extra made the tower more... More

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South Cave, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The tower was fun to climb up and we were able to get a good view of Groningen and to appreciate how big the city is. The outside area felt very safe and is suitable for younger children.

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