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All reviews great view martini tower worth the climb spiral staircase tourist office across the street grote markt entire city buy a ticket worth the effort tourist info nice climb few steps gothic church bells chime great city vantage point
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Historic building, a true landmark for Groningen. Impressive tower, enough to see it from the outside.

Thank mcitaly2016
Reviewed October 26, 2018

The moment you see this tower while you are on a highway or in a train know that you are nearing Groningen. This cathedral tower is the highest peak in Groningen and can be seen from any place in the city. Infact there cannot any...More

Thank VLimaye
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Themust ser spot of groningeb. From all roads leading to groningen you can see it. It is posdible to go up, but a lot of stairs ...

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

If you want a nice view of the city, take the steep stairs to the top of the steeple. It’s worth the climb. Go early to avoid a crowded narrow stairway

Thank Lonelobster
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This is apparently a "must do" activity when visiting Groningen, so we bought the tokens from the Tourist info Office, found our way through the turnstile and climbed the spiral stone stairs. Actually I climbed the stairs but my wife got part way up and...More

Thank jong518
Reviewed September 11, 2018

A bit of a climb but well worth it for the view of the city and beyond. These bell towers, their construction and the bell/ clock mechanisms are amazing. Great value for 3 Euros admission

Thank Ross B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Once you are on top, you can see a good landscape of Groningen. It is the icon of Groningen. Beware of steep stairways! It is better to be developed further by the government I think, because it is still a 'so-so' experience, while it is...More

Thank Wildan Aprian W
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

You can climb the tower, it gives you a good view on Groningen, but this goes for any church tower... it's not spectaculair to look at, no special features, but best place to overlook Groningen and thus worth a visit.

Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed July 14, 2018

A nice climb but would suggest getting there early as I opens so you do not have to deal with people coming down as you climb up, it is steep and narrow. While this adds to the charm and excitement of the climb it will...More

Thank F3ralwombat
Reviewed June 26, 2018

The city of Groningen is recognized by this monumental building. It is the highest church steeple in the city, located in the city center, corner of Grote Markt. A brick spiral staircase will take you to the top, provided you are wiling to climb 260...More

Thank Yousuf H
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