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De Oosterpoort

Trompsiegel 27, Groningen, The Netherlands
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Ranked #11 of 15 attractions in Groningen
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- May 28, 2014
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Bloemfontein
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This venue offers such a variety of music and other arts and stagecraft that it is hard to review briefly. Ask to have the electronic newsletter delivered to your e-mail address, and savour the range for yourself.

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Groningen
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The Grote Zaal at the Oosterpoort has great acoustics and is now at last a comfortabele place in which to sit. I was last there for Joshua Bell and the Academy of St.Martin in the Fields. A veritable Triumph. Other great namens come - Sokolov, for example. The wrak spot is the service during the interval: the queues are too... More

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Have been to this concert hall many times, both the big and small hall. Concerts in Amsterdam are cheaper and Groningen is the poor area of the Netherlands, so I am always surprised how expensive concerts are here and most of all how ridiculously expensive and lousy the drinks and the food are, both when in the hall and before... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Great concert venue. Loved the Pokey LaFarge concert in December! I also recommend the every year returning Noorderslag festival.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Oosterpoort is a medium sized concert hall with very good acoustics. Internationally famous ensembles perform here regularly and the price of admittance paid here is far below what one would pay in a major city. I recently enjoyed the Requiem of Gabriel Faure with the Collegium Vocale Ghent and the Orchestre des Champs Elysees. Not the least I should... More

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

I went Oosterpoort for Camel concert. Liked the place, liked the security guys (one was quite reckless and the other one was quite cheerful) although they took our whisky bottle at the entrance :) But they turned it back (thanks guys) And also nice architecture and acoustics inside.

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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Great gig, Good acoustics, well laid out concert hall. Staff very nice, very close to hotel and train station

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