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Prinsenhof Gardens

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Address: Prinsenhof (entrance on Turfsingel), Groningen, The Netherlands
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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Beautiful maintained court not for from Martini tower

Between 10 and 17 h the Prinsentuin is open to the public. We visited at the beginning of spring season, so not all hedges had leaves. You can recognize the letters W A for Willem... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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242 reviews 242 reviews
155 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Between 10 and 17 h the Prinsentuin is open to the public. We visited at the beginning of spring season, so not all hedges had leaves. You can recognize the letters W A for Willem Alexander, the Dutch current king. There is also a tea house, but that was not open on Sunday the time we visited. I like to... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A charming garden which is perfect on a fine day to enjoy your sandwiches. In early March there is not much to see, but in Spring and summer it will be a delightful spot when the roses are out. Typically orderly and clean in true Dutch style.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Although I was there in winter and didn't even get to see flowers. HOWEVER the gardens are arranged beautifully and have a special taste when covered by the winter frost. I loved this place and I'm hopeful to be there in summer.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

it is a magical place where you can feel good with every one. iwas there during spring so it was amazing to lay on grass and enjoy the sky

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It is a nice garden to go and relax in spring/summer but during the winter it is not worth it. Also not too many flowers, quite small.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Prinsenhof Gardens were one of my favorite spots during summer! Of course they're more beautiful and greener during spring compared to the cold winters. Don't expect a huge walk though... Probably it's 5-10 minutes around the gardens. Don't skip the tea house in the gardens!!! It's so quiet and just in the middle of the city! Try the vanilla tsai... More 

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We found this garden by chance while out walking along the canal. It's like the secret garden. Beautiful flowers, roses and lavender which you could smell while walking through. There is a small green where a few tables are set out among the trees. There is a little cafe selling soup, toasties and beautiful cheesecake and custard tart. Great way... More 

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Quilmes, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Really nice green place to stay quiet in the middle of the city. Better to be visited during summer or spring in order to enjoy the green of the place in its best moment.

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San Francisco, California
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It looks small from outside, but once you're in you can wander in the maze-like structure for about an hour. There's also a cafe.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is one of Groningen's treasure troves, a beautifuly designed garden on the premises of a former Queen's Counsillor. The garden looks splendid and smells splendid, because of our the flowers, beautifully arranged. On the walled entrance there is a very beautiful sundial. There is an opportunity sitting outside and make use of the tea, coffee, icecream. lunch and wine... More 

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