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“Tower!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Martinitoren

Martinitoren
Martinikerkhof 1, Groningen 9712, The Netherlands
050 3111277
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Groningen
Type: Architectural Buildings
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“Tower!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Very very cramped stairway, and you are likely to meet people on the way up or down, which can be tricky. The views of the city and of the inner workings of the bell and clock are fabulous though!

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“Climb the Martini tower”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

You get a werry good view over the town. But it is a long and steep climb. You'll have to climb 260 steps to get to the top. The build was completed in 1482 and it has 62 to bells

Visited August 2012
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“Great views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The view from the viewing platform is worth the steep climb of the narrow stairs. Tickets are available at the tourist information across the street. If you're lucky, the carillon player will be readying for a concert. Be aware the viewing platform has been fenced off for security reasons, so the view isn't totally clear.

Visited August 2012
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“Lots of stairs, great view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Climbing the Martini tower does require some determination and stamina, but is very rewarding. The view is great, even on cloudy or rainy days, I suppose. I can't remember the exact price, but it was cheap. Definitely recommended!

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“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

It was totally worth the 3 euros. Very high and the sight is impressive! The best price/quality attraction in Groningen.

Visited July 2013
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