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Prinsenhof Gardens

Prinsenhof (entrance on Turfsingel), Groningen, The Netherlands (Stadscentrum)
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Groningen
Type: Gardens
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London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
49 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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48 helpful votes 48 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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120 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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
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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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13 helpful votes 13 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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22 helpful votes 22 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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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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