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Prinsenhof Gardens

Prinsenhof (entrance on Turfsingel), Groningen, The Netherlands (Stadscentrum)
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Groningen
Type: Gardens
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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233 reviews 233 reviews
115 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This a great free attraction in the centre of Groningen. Beautifully maintained and colourful formal gardens where you can stroll or sit with a coffee.

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Valbonne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a fragrant, romantic and colourful jewel of a garden, well worth a visit if you're in the area. It's not large so it won't take long if you're short of time. Visit the cafe and linger longer if you can.

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Holland, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I love this little garden. A wonderful Sunday morning walk. The roses are blooming and the walk around the garden is so relaxing. There is also a little cafe open even on Sunday morning if you'd like to set and relax.

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north carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

These gardens are beautiful and well maintained. A peaceful place to walk in. We were staying at the Prinsenhof and visited the gardens everyday during our visit. The tulips were blooming in the garden and the colors were wonderful. The sundial was amazing, to be so old. The walkways are crushed seashell and what appears to be gravel. Easy to... More

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Groningen
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

These formal gardens and the sundial are really worth seeing. The Prinsenhof Hotel is taking over the catering, which should see some improvement and stability in the summer months (at the moment catering is not available in the winter months). A lovely place to while away some time!

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Bury St Edmunds, England, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I simply love the prinsenhof. Grown up in Groningen this has always been one off my favourite places to visit. Admitilly the winter isn't the best time to enjoy the rose beds but a nostalgic walk through the hedge tunnels always brings back memories. I was fortunate that it was a sunny winter morning and the sundial was as accurate... More

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Oneonta, New York
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We stopped in to see the sun dial just inside the entrance, but we wandered the garden anyway. Many of the plants are gone, but there were still some hearty roses and we enjoyed the small, peaceful garden. Not a big attraction in the winter, but the sun dial is worth seeing.

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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If your visiting Groningen it's a good place to take a rest after walk in the centre of town, it's wherry quiet and beautiful. These gardens where made in the 16th century for the Princes of Nassau. But they did not use them wherry often. In the 19th century the buildings where a French military hospital. The buildings are now... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I like the aura there... It is very close to the center, you should see it. It has lovely roses and little passages surrounded by plants. Me and my partner took several nice pictures there; it takes 10 minutes to see whole garden. It has a historic

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tampa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The garden is small but cute. If you are looking for a green space, that is relaxing and beautiful, this is it.

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