Martinikerk

sights / Religious

Martinikerk information

Groningen City , The Netherlands
Address
Street Grote Markt
More information
www.martinikerk.nl
Prices
admission €2.50
Opening hours
11am-5pm Mon-Sat Apr–mid-Nov, 2-5pm Sun year-round
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Lonely Planet review

This huge 16th-century church is at the northern corner of the Grote Markt. Its tower, the Martinitoren , is 96m tall and is considered to have one of the most finely balanced profiles in the country. A climb to the top yields grand views.

Step around to the northeast where the Martinikerkhof is a large square surrounded by beautiful old houses. At the far corner, take take a breather at Prinsenhof , a 16th-century mansion with a gem of a little historic garden, the Prinsenhoftuin .