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Station Groningen

- train station

constructed: 1896
architect: Isaac Gosschalk (1838-1907) Belgium
location: Stationsplein

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

Goudkantoor

- gold office

constucted in 1635 as the Collectehuis (tax house), from 1814-1887 it was the Goudkantoor which authenticated gold and silver. Currently it is a cafe.
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 Aug 30, 2012
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