Facts & figures about Groningen

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Facts & figures about Groningen

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Museum

Just opposite Central Station the Groninger Museum rises from the water. This eyecatching, new complex of pavillions is built around a tower. The permanent collection about the local history and the changing exhibitions of modern art are absolutely worth a visit.

Place of interest

From the top of the beautiful, six story high Martinitower you can enjoy a spectacular view over Groningen and its surroundings with its distinctive farms of the Ommeland.

Excursion

Sealshelter Pieterburen: a shelter for ill seals that have been rescued from the North Sea. The employees affectionately take care of the seals until they are well enough to be released back into the sea again.

Figures

Number of rooms in 3* hotels: 2,318
Number of rooms in 4* hotels: 1,495
Number of rooms in 5* hotels: 136

Distance to Amsterdam: 185 km
Distance to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport: 200 km
Largest venue: Martiniplaza, Groningen
Capacity of largest auditorium: 2,500 pax