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Prinsenhof Gardens

Prinsenhof (entrance on Turfsingel), Groningen, The Netherlands (Stadscentrum)
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Groningen
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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26 reviews 26 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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142 reviews 142 reviews
61 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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
59 helpful votes 59 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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The Hague, The Netherlands
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304 reviews 304 reviews
144 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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
2 reviews
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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