Groningen is the perfect place to explore for those who love architecture. The old and the new complement each other, making it a unique place to wander about. In the city centre, visitors are surrounded by lovely old houses, offices and warehouses. Groningen also boasts the most beautiful railway station in Europe – a must-see! In amongst the older architecture, you will also find stunning modern architecture like the Gasunie Building and the public library as well as many striking pieces of art to take in on a nice walk.
The most important Groningen monument is the Martini tower which has overlooked the city for over five hundred years. This fourth highest tower of the Netherlands can be climbed until the third gallery. Finally, the Groninger Museum offers the perfect combination of unique architecture and wonderful art, making Groningen the place to enjoy culture.