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Address: Martinikerkhof 1, 9712 Groningen, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 050 3111277
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A fantastic view

The view is fantastic once you reach the top, but its hell getting to the top. The stairs inside are very steep, and its a tight squeeze. theres no rail but a rope to hold onto... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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London, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Expected more...thought there was another level to climb but found that it doesn't go all the way to the top...all in all abit meh..

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Considering all the towers and steeples you can climb whilst travelling around Europe, this one is refreshing for its authenticity. The circular stairs are as is, and perhaps as they were years ago. They are clean and safe, but definitely a bit cramped, and watch your head. The views are good, although someone fell a few years ago, and they... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The view is fantastic once you reach the top, but its hell getting to the top. The stairs inside are very steep, and its a tight squeeze. theres no rail but a rope to hold onto while going up and down the stairs. I was going up the stairs while people are trying to go down, and its just a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I bumped my had not once but twice here, but what great view of the city and the inside details of a great church tower. Visit here first to get your bearings, then visit the square below. Great way to start a tour of Groningen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Although the tower was narrow and stairs were steep, the climb was manageable. The view of Groningen at the top of the tower was very pretty. Narrow place to walk but with a nice cool breeze and 3 euros, it was worth it. :)

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The steps are greater than you expect and with so many would not be suitable for some people.The minimum age is 12 so cannot be done by young families. That said at each level there is something to see including a small Carillon on one floor though this was locked up. Passing on the stairs is not for the faint... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It's a nice climb that gives u a very wonderful view over the small and cosy twon of Groningen. The price it's around 3-5 euros ... so not so exèpensive, I advice to visit also the church

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

It is a climb, but once you're on top, it was totally worth the effort! You have a magnificent view over the old city centre of Groningen, with the big market at the foot of the tower and other markets and streets clearly visible. The attraction improves when the weather does, because the view improves with nice weather

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Save yourself some time and go to the tourist office first to get an enterence coin. That is just opposite of the tour.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I visited the church during the beer festival so much of the interior was obscured by stalls and a lot of people but from what I could make out inside, it looked quite nice. The tower was quite impressive but the climb to the top is quite an effort.

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Address: Martinikerkhof 1, 9712 Groningen, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 050 3111277
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Groningen Province  >  Groningen

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