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Grote Markt Groningen
The Martinitoren (Martini Tower) is the city’s tallest building and is located off Grote Markt square. Climb to the top of this 100 meter tower for the best view of the city. Explore the bustling food market on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, where pleasant merchants sell their meat, fish, vegetables, fruit and cheese.
Cafés and terraces on the Grote Markt
Want to have a drink or a bite? Grote Markt square is the place to go. One highly recommended venue is the Kostery at the foot of the Martinitoren. De Drie Gezusters (The Three Sisters) is popular among students and boasts a heated terrace, so you can be comfortable outside even in winter.
Enjoy the Grote Markt
Your visit to Groningen isn’t complete without having a drink at the Grote Markt. The square gives you a taste of the bustling vibe of the capital of the north. You’ll discover that there’s never a dull moment at the Grote Markt.