Martinitoren

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Visit the Martinitoren on Grote Markt square in Groningen, admire the fabulous view from the top and enjoy its wonderful carillon.

  • The Martinitoren was built more than 500 years ago.
  • Climb the Martinitoren, which is nearly 100 metres tall, and enjoy the view of the entire city.
  • Enjoy the beautiful carillon, among the best of its kind in Europe.

Beautiful history

The Martinitoren (Martini Tower) is the pride of Groningen. It’s an almost hundred-meter-high and 500-years-old tower in the city of Groningen. The city is build around the tower. What used to be a landmark and a vantage point from to keep an eye on enemies is now a tourist attraction.

The Bells and Martini Church

Walking through Groningen, you can’t miss the ringing bells off the Martinitoren. The bells are known as one of the best of Europe and give the city of Groningen an extra, positive vibe. The tower is connected to the Martini Church, which dates back to the 13th century. The organ and wall paintings are well worth a visit.

Climb the Martinitoren

If you’re in Groningen on a sunny day, you should climb the tower. The view from the highest building in Groningen is amazing. Tickets are sold at the tourist information office next to the Martinitoren. Here you can also book a tour.