Groningen. City Hall Square

Groningen is the largest city in the north of the Netherlands. An old city, Groningen was the regional power of the northern Netherlands and member of the German Hanseatic League.This swivel webcam is located on the central square of the city.

Groningen is a university city: the University of Groningen and Hanze University of Applied Sciences. The University of Groningen has a very rich academic tradition which dates back to 1614. After the University of Leiden, it is the oldest university located in the Netherlands.

Webcam shows us building of the Old City Hall, which today functions mostly as a museum. Along the square perimeter there are some cafes, restaurants and shops. The Martinikerk, the oldest church in Groningen, is located not far from here.