Visit Groningen city

Largest city in the north

Groningen is the largest city in the northern part of the Netherlands and has the same name as the surrounding province. Groningen city has a wide variety of shops (many are unexpected and original), great nightlife (170+ pubs and clubs) and interesting things to see (lot's of monuments and culture). Groningen city is one of the best student cities to live in. And thanks to these students there is always a lot to do. Enjoy your trip!

Prinsenhof, Groningen
Prinsenhof, Groningen

Groningen sightseeing

The central Grote Markt square is home to the old Martinitoren clock tower. From the top you have a great view over the city and country side. The adjoining Martinikerk is a large Gothic church. Between the central train station and the city center, set on a canal, the futuristic Groninger Museum showcases modern and contemporary art and ceramics.
Also located in the inner-city, the Northern Maritime Museum traces the history of shipbuilding and shipping in the region.

Groningen by train
Groningen by train

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Adress and visitor information

Visit Groningen city

Postal code and city: 9747  Groningen
Province: Groningen
Additional information: Shopping? In Groningen downtown most shops are open on Sunday afternoon too.

Let op: The location on the map is an indication. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route




Groningen is not just a city. Also the province is called Groningen. In the city and its surroundings live about 350.000 people.

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