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Martinitoren

- bell tower of the Martinikerk named for Saint Martin of Tours (316-397)

constructed: 1469-1482
bells: 62
height: 96.8 meters / 318 feet
rijksmonument number: 18553
location: Martinikerkhof 1

* Groningen, population: 182,000 / students: 50,000 auniversity town & capital of Groningen Province

Goudkantoor

- gold office

constucted: 1635 as the Collectehuis (tax house)
re-use: 1814-1887 as the Goudkantoor which authenticated gold and silver
current use: cafe
rijksmonument number: 18467
location: Waagplein 1

Groninger Museum

founded: 1894
constructed: 1992-1994
architects: Coop Himmelblau, Austrian firm. Sections not in the photo by Philippe Patrick Starck (1949 - ) France & Alessandro Mendini (1931 - ) Italy
location: Museumeiland 1

  • Last visit to Groningen: Oct 2004
  • Intro Updated Jan 5, 2015
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