St Josef Church, Groningen
The Roman Catholic St. Jozef's church dates from 1886-1887 and was designed by P.J.H. Cuypers with the assistance of his son Jos Cuypers. In 1980 this neo-Gothic church became the cathedral of the Groningen diocese, after the previous cathedral (by the same architect) had been closed and demolished.
St. Josef church, Radesingel 2, architect P.J.H. Cuypers, 1887, building took place in 1886/1887, works were finished by J.Th.J. Cuypers, son of.
A similar church is the St. Vituschurch in Hilversum except for the tower which was done quite differently in Groningen.
Connected to the church a vicarage in the same style as the church.
The church stands on what once was the city wall.
The church is richly designed and decorated in neo gothic style.
Dedicated to the patron of manual laboror.
Some folks call this church the drunkman's tower for from whatever angle you look at the tower, you always see two clocks, as if ya were seeing double.