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Martinitoren

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Address: Martinikerkhof 1, 9712 Groningen, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 050 3111277
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Had a go at bell ringing!

Visited today to check out the views. You can walk up the spiral staircase up to the top. We got to try out bell ringing which was great fun. Worth a visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
tillytotrocks
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Dublin
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Dublin
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited today to check out the views. You can walk up the spiral staircase up to the top. We got to try out bell ringing which was great fun. Worth a visit!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every town has its symbol, which is recognized immediately. (Paris-Eiffel Tower, Rotterdam- Euromast, etc). In Groningen the iconic Martini Tower, right in the center of the town, is that symbol. The Martinitoren can be spotted already when approaching Groningen and is majestic when close by. The tower can be climbed for a fee; a nice view of the surroundings is... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love to get up and see views by this tower is not worth the climb as there's really not much to see! But see the Gothic church next door, quite lovely.

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Thank 14mickeyD
RUSHDEN
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a 5 night break to see our granddaughter in Groningen. We didn't have a lot of time for sightseeing...and most had late/no opening times when we tried to get in. This was our ONLY one and cost 3e. Yes, there are a lot of steps but it is worth the climb. The views from the top are... More 

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Thank PETER R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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83 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you need a daily fitness challenge, climbing this tower is a good one. If you're physically fit, this is easily completed, I must say climbing the Cologne Cathedral tower is a more difficult challenge. That said, I won't recommend this for elderly. Small winding staircase which will need to accommodate 2-way traffic. But you get a good view of... More 

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Mangalore, India
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Martini tower is located right in the central market, Grote Markt. It is a very narrow staircase to the top and you return down the same stairs. There are places to stop in between in case one gets breathless. But the view from the top is amazing. You can hear the bells of the tower ringing quite often when... More 

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Thank LydiaAbraham
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Climb to the top of Martinitores is a must-do in Groningen. The view is worthy. Buy your ticket for €3 on the Vv in front of it and enjoy the climbing! The pleace is very clean and organized.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Narrow stairs (of course). Great views. Nice patios on the way up. Information on church bells with buttons to hear the various sounds

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Canada
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I only observed this giant church from the outside. Time did not permit for the visitor pass. There is a small coffee shop connected to the building. Park at the Inter-parking centrum on Pelsterstraat and walk veer right from Vis Markt towards Grote Markt, you can't miss the incredible steeple.

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Thank Monika V
Hoogeveen, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

If you visit Groningen you should visit at least this tower. It gives you a great view over the city!

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