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Martinitoren

Address: Martinikerkhof 1, 9712 Groningen, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 050 3111277
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Groningen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

For only € 5 you can climb up this almost 100m high tower, which is an important landmark in the city. Inside you can see the big church bells from up close and you can even swing on one of the ropes. From upstairs you have a great 360 degree view over the city. Entrance fee is around € 5... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Offers a nice piece of history and a great view over Groningen. Stairs are pretty narrow and maybe difficult to climb.

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Krakow, Poland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It took us some time to figure out the tickets need to be bought at the tourist office across the street. After figuring this out we climbed the stairs and could admire Groningen from a different viewpoint. Since it is a law in Groningen that nothing can be higher than this tower the view is not obstructed by skyscrapers. This... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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75 reviews 75 reviews
65 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

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
32 helpful votes 32 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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66 reviews 66 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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8 reviews 8 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
24 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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