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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Groningen, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Groningen, Netherlands.

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1. Aletta Jacobs

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Aletta Jacobs Max Büttinghausen / Public domain

Aletta Henriëtte Jacobs was a Dutch physician and women's suffrage activist. As the first woman officially to attend a Dutch university, she became one of the first female physicians in the Netherlands. In 1882, she founded the world's first birth control clinic and was a leader in both the Dutch and international women's movements. She led campaigns aimed at deregulating prostitution, improving women's working conditions, promoting peace and calling for women's right to vote.

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2. Xy

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Xy Gerardus / Public domain

The xy is an image of Martin, located on the land of the city's University Medical Center (Mucg), owned by the National University (Back). The artwork is made of galvanized steel and then (again) coated-forming a flower in the zinc product-and then painted. Martinborchert's work was part of the 1994-2014 Art Project Knowledge Year. It is located in the corner of Antonius deusinglaan and Oostersingel on the lawn next to the College of Medical Sciences building.

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3. Synagoge

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Synagoge Gouwenaar / Public domain

The Synagogue is a Jewish building on Folkingestraat 60 in the Dutch city of Groningen in 1906. She was in use from 1906 to 1942 and has been devoted to worship again since 1981. However, the prayer room has been reduced and thus created space for a cultural part, in which visitors can become acquainted with the Jewish faith and the persecution of the Jews during the Second World War.

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4. Nieuwe Kerk

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The new church, also known as the North Church, is a Protestant church located on the ground floor of the city, at the Peasants' Association's new graveyard. The name of the "new" church is a reference to the "old" Sint-Walker church. Initially, the cemetery was called the new Sintwalburg cemetery. The church is located at the northernmost end of Dog Ridge; North (thy).

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5. Prinsenhof

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

The Prince Court is a building in Martinikerkhof on Dutch urban land. The building consists of four wings, three of which are located in the walled Prince Garden behind it. The oldest part is the church of brothers living together in 1487. On the east side of the entrance is the garage door connected with complex.

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6. Sint Martinusgasthuis

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

Sint Martinus Hosthuis is a courthouse and former town hall that sits on the ground floor of the city and is designated as a municipal monument. The hotel is located in Grand Lily Street in Hortus District, which is the most distinctive court and hotel in the city.

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7. Het jongetje dat zich als reus voordoet

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The little boy is a heroic lamers statue, standing on the ground of the city's umcg proton therapy center. By laminating and bonding 450 pieces of 10 mm glass panels, a transparent image of a little boy was formed. The artwork weighs about 15,000 kilograms.

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8. 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.

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9. 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.

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10. Pieternellagasthuis

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Pieternellagasthuis Anton Rengers / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Pieternellagasthuis is a guesthouse and hofje in the city of Groningen. The Gasthuis is located in the Grote Leliestraat in the Hortusbuurt, a neighborhood in Groningen where numerous other guest houses are also located.

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