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Prinsenhof Gardens

Address: Prinsenhof (entrance on Turfsingel), Groningen, The Netherlands (Stadscentrum)
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Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Groningen
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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65 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Nice grounds located within the premises of Prinsenhof hotel, on a nice sunny day you can take nice photos of the surroundings.

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Perth, Australia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
46 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were staying at the hotel and had a room over looking these gardens. Wandering around these gardens is lovely. There are impressive archways and beautifully manicured gardens. Worth a visit.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Yes, it's just a park. But it's also the old garden of the adjacent palace, in which nowadays the best hotel in town resides. It has a pitoresque "theeschenkerij", where you can enjoy modest drinks. It's an oasis in the hart of the city, a place where one can't be without wondering how life must have been for those allowed... More 

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