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City of Groningen Walking Tour

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Are you looking for a private walking tour in the city of Groningen organized by a local guide? There is no need to look further. Expedition North Groningen provides 2-hour walking tours just for you! During the city of Groningen walking tour, you explore the highlights of the city of Groningen such as:<br><br>- Martini Tower<br>- Grote Markt<br>- A former shipyard<br>- Noorderplantsoen park<br>- Academy Building (University of Groningen)<br>- Historic canals and guesthouses<br>- Forum Groningen (spectacular views!)<br><br>When joining the city of Groningen walking tour you will learn about the unique student culture, the history and architecture of the city and how the city of Groningen gradually developed into the most important city of the Northern Netherlands. During the city of Groningen walking tour, you will also discover some small streets and hidden gems that are difficult to find without a guide!<br><br>Language: English and Dutch<br>Understand: Please book in advance to set up a time and day with your guide.
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Pieter P wrote a review Nov 14
Leiden, The Netherlands424 contributions69 helpful votes
absolute top class experience! Guided with all COVID precautions the walk up and down with the stops in between was fantastic! The guide did an excellent job with nice anecdotes and history telling. At a bright day, we were lucky!, the view is breathtaking and you see quite a large part of "de Ommelanden".
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Date of experience: September 2020
Sunglasses_sunscreen wrote a review Jul 2020
Kortenberg, Belgium18 contributions1 helpful vote
Enjoyed our visit of the Martinitoren - seeing the tower bells and hearing the carillon play while being close to the tower clocks and enjoying a great view of the city was definitely worthwhile. 261 steps up, but it's very feasible with two stops on the way up.
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Date of experience: July 2020
Karin wrote a review Feb 2020
Delft, The Netherlands33 contributions24 helpful votes
Groningen is certainly underrated... if you do get a chance to visit, don’t miss out on climbing the 260-stairs all the way to the top! There are some breaks along the way, fortunately! After the first 60 to 80 steps, there is an alcove with a small exhibition on the tower bells. Do you have some upper body strength? Try ringing the big bell! After another 80 to 100 steps, you get to see all the bells of the tower up close. There is also a touch screen facility that shows the names and pitches for each bell. After a little bit further up, you reach the top with panoramic views on the city of Groningen. There are sign posts in each direction that caption the buildings you can spot in the distance. After catching your breath, start making your way back down the spiral staircase 😊 tickets for the tower can be purchased at the Tourist Information centre
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Dymps66 wrote a review Nov 2019
Ireland154 contributions34 helpful votes
One of my favourite things to do in Groningen. Narrow spiral staires with 266 steps. On the way up there are several areas where you can view different floors with interesting displays. One of my favourite floors was the display of the fabulous bells. Each of the bells had names such as Agnes and Walburg and the weight of the bells was listed. Also loved the floor where the mini bells were displayed and you could press the levers to hear the sound of each bell. The views from the top of the tower were wonderful. There was a great photo opportunity of the tower clock from the inside.... Definitely worth the climb.
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Date of experience: September 2019
MaaDoe wrote a review Aug 2019
Vinkeveen, The Netherlands253 contributions36 helpful votes
buy a coin at vvv and start to climb. its a nearo and long climb but it can be done in 3 stages and on all stages something to see or do. then go down and visit the places you spotted from up there.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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