20 Sights in Groningen, Netherlands (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Groningen, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 20 sights are available in Groningen, Netherlands.

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1. Xy

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XY is a statue of Martin Borchert and is on the grounds of the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the city of Groningen and is owned by the University of Groningen (RUG). The artwork is made of galvanized steel, which was then (again) coated - causing a kind of flowers in the zinc work - and then painted. The work of Martin Borchert is part of the Knowledge Years of Knowledge years 1994-2014. It stands at the corner of the Antonius Deusinglaan and Oostersingel in a lawn next to the building of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

Wikipedia: Xy (NL), Website

2. Synagoge

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The synagogue is a Jewish building realized in 1906 at Folkingestraat 60 in the Dutch city of Groningen. It was in use from 1906 to 1942 and has been dedicated to worship again since 1981. However, the prayer room has been reduced in size and thus space has been created for a museum part. In 2021, a permanent exhibition was opened in the synagogue in which visitors can learn about the Jewish culture and religion and the history of the Jewish communities in the city and province of Groningen.

Wikipedia: Synagoge (Groningen) (NL), Website

3. De Jonge Held

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The young hero is the former water sports shredder of the same name, the young hero of French Fries Street at 436 northwest of the Dutch city ground. The factory is a part of the village and is located underground. The factory combines with nearby factories, forming a typical image as a person travels from the aduard side to the ground of the city. The plant has been owned by the Westervarken Foundation for many years and is currently owned by the Koolinger Polder plant.

Wikipedia: De Jonge Held (molen) (NL)

4. Kandelaarskerk

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The Kandelaarkerk is a former church on the Hamburgerstraat in the Dutch city of Groningen. The building was commissioned by the Reformed Churches and was designed by the architects Pit van Loo and Sikke van der Mei. The liberated left in 1999 for the Oosterkerk. After the building had been used briefly by an Antillean denomination, it was sold in 2000. It has since been used as a nursery. The building is a municipal monument.

Wikipedia: Kandelaarskerk (NL)

5. Provinciehuis

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The provincial house of Groningen is the administrative center of the province of Groningen. The building complex is located on the east side of the Martinikerkhof in the heart of the city of Groningen. The front building at the Martinikerkhof dates from the beginning of the twentieth century, the rear, containing the statenzaal, is the former Latin Sint Maartensschool of Groningen and dates from the late Middle Ages.

Wikipedia: Provinciehuis (Groningen) (NL)

6. Academy Building

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In 1909, the academic building of the university library across the street from Brother in the city was built in the style of new immigrants in northern Holland. It is the main building of the National University. It is important because of its cultural and architectural historical value. It is also significant because of the quality, ornamentation and external and internal connections of spatial components.

Wikipedia: Academiegebouw (Groningen) (NL), Website

7. Nieuwe Kerk

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The Nieuwe Kerk, also called Noorderkerk in the 18th century, is a Protestant church in the city of Groningen, located on the Nieuwe Kerkhof in the Hortusbuurt. The name "new" church is a reference to the "old" Sint-Walburgkerk. Originally, the cemetery was called the Nieuwe Sint-Walburgkerkhof. The church stands on the northernmost hill of the Hondsrug; the Noordes of Tie (Thye).

Wikipedia: Nieuwe Kerk (Groningen) (NL), Website

8. Helperlinie

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The Helper Line or Line of Helpman was a defensive line south of the Kempkensberg under the city of Groningen. From that height, the artillery of Bernhard von Galen, bishop of Münster, had bombed the fortified city in 1672. The line consisted of a series of bastions, redoubts and strongholds with a 'dry' moat and a 'wet' horizon in front of it.

Wikipedia: Helperlinie (NL)

9. Prinsenhof

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Prinsenhof Original uploader was Fnorp at nl.wikipedia / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Prinsenhof is a building on the Martinikerkhof in the Dutch city of Groningen. The building consists of four wings, three of which are within the corresponding walled prince garden. The oldest part is the former church of the brothers of the common life from 1487. On the east side of the entrance is the Gardepoort connected to the complex.

Wikipedia: Prinsenhof (Groningen) (NL)

10. Sint Martinusgasthuis

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Sint Martinusgasthuis Anton Rengers Original uploader was Lampje at nl.wikipedia / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Sint Martinusgasthuis is a courtyard and former guesthouse in the city of Groningen, which has been designated as a municipal monument. The Gasthuis is located in the Grote Leliestraat in the Hortusbuurt, the street with the most courtyards and guest houses of the city of Groningen.

Wikipedia: Sint Martinusgasthuis (NL)

11. the boy pretending to be a giant

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The boy pretending to be a giant is a statue of Herman Lamers and stands on the grounds of the UMCG Proton Therapy Center in the city of Groningen. By stacking and gluing 450 glass plates of 10 mm, a transparent image of a boy has been created. The artwork weighs about 15,000 kilograms.

Wikipedia: Het jongetje dat zich als reus voordoet (NL)

12. Prinsentuin

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Prinsentuin The original uploader was Fruggo at Dutch Wikipedia. / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Prinsentuin or, Prinsenhoftuin is a garden built in renaissance style that is located in Groningen, behind the Prinsenhof. This Garden consists of a rose garden, a herb garden, a part with berceaus and a sundial on the wall above the entrance.

Wikipedia: Prinsentuin (Groningen) (EN)

13. Typografengasthuis

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The Typographengasthuis is a courtyard on the Petrus Campersingel in the city of Groningen. It was built in 1903 on behalf of the Groninger Boeksperkers College and was intended as a possibility to invest the capital of the foundation.

Wikipedia: Typografengasthuis (NL)

14. Groningen City Hall

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Groningen City Hall is the seat of government in Groningen, the Netherlands. The city council meets in a modern room downstairs, but upstairs in the former raadszaal the Gulden Boek is kept that lists the honored citizens of the town.

Wikipedia: City Hall, Groningen (EN)

15. Goudkantoor

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The Goudkantoor is a building built in 1635 and located on Waagstraat near the Grote Markt in Groningen, Netherlands. Originally it was built as an office for the receiver of the province of Groningen when it was called Collectehuis.

Wikipedia: Goudkantoor (EN)

16. Pieternellagasthuis

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Pieternellagasthuis Anton Rengers / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Pieternellagasthuis is a guesthouse and courtyard in the city of Groningen. The guesthouse is located in the Grote Leliestraat in the Hortusbuurt, a district in Groningen where numerous other guesthouses are also located.

Wikipedia: Pieternellagasthuis (NL)

17. Martinikerk

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The Martinikerk is the oldest church in Groningen, Netherlands. The church and its associated tower are named after Saint Martin of Tours (316–397), the patron saint of the Bishopric of Utrecht to which Groningen belonged.

Wikipedia: Martinikerk (Groningen) (EN), Website

18. Groenestein

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Huis Groenestein is an estate in the Helpman district, in the south of the city of Groningen. It was built in 1685 by Lucas Alting, a wealthy townsman. It was significantly expanded in 1871, losing its original form.

Wikipedia: Huis Groenestein (NL)

19. Praedinius Gymnasium

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Praedinius Gymnasium is a gymnasium in Groningen, the Netherlands. It dates back to the fourteenth century and is the larger of two non-comprehensive gymnasia in Groningen, the other being Willem Lodewijk Gymnasium.

Wikipedia: Praedinius Gymnasium (EN), Website

20. Hoofdstation

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Groningen station, locally known as the main station, is the most important railway station in the city of Groningen. It is located on the south side of the city center, just over the connecting channel.

Wikipedia: Station Groningen (hoofdstation) (NL)


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