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Only one true city, the rest of the province is mostly filled with villages and lots of agricultural land. Compared to most other provinces in The Netherlands the province of Groningen is relatively uninhabited. Besides the city of Groningen for me the main attraction of this province are the many old village churches, which often represent regional architectural styles or variants of styles. My favourites are listed under Must see activities. I visited some of these church on one day in 2002, and the others on another day in 2003. Next year I hope to spend another day in this province and add more to this list. What struck me was that several of these churches were left open, with no one there to guard them. People here obviously are very honest and they trust others to be so too. I'm afraid one day a person with bad intentions will enter such a church, and I dare not think of what might happen!
Anyway, if you're interested in this sort of thing I'd recommend you to take a tour by car or bicycle. Public transport won't get you very far.
In this province you can find a type opf church you won't find anywhere else in this country, although just over the... more travel advice
A church in early-Romanogothic style with freestanding tower. This is an absolute beauty. In general shape it's very... more travel advice
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