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Address: Marktplatz, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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One of two oldest and best conserved cities of The Netherlands

The " grote markt" is beatifull with all old houses and church in a beatifull state. The oldest is de " stadswacht " on The corner of the markt. The former city counsel is now a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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Tolmin, Slovenia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went to see this wonderful town as it was described in most travel guides. But obviously that was not my day. First I had a problem with parking on the street. There was a parking clock near my parking place and I didn't know how to use it. I asked some local people and nobody knew either. I didn't... More 

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Monterey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went to Haarlem during our recent visit to Amsterdam. We really enjoy European open air markets and were looking forward to seeing this one. Unfortunately as we approached Grote Square we saw nothing going on. We stopped in at Grand Cafe Brinkman nearby for a coffee and inquired about the market and were told it only... More 

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

The " grote markt" is beatifull with all old houses and church in a beatifull state. The oldest is de " stadswacht " on The corner of the markt. The former city counsel is now a small museum. The city counsel now is also beatifull, have a look inside and you are back in The 13th Century. The whole market... More 

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Marble Hall, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

When we visited they had a huge Fair (merry-go-round) on the square, dissapointing, because it was impossible to enjoy the beauty of the square and take nice photos.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very large brilliant market far bigger than the ones at home, also there are flower markets in an extremely pleseant setting.

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Tayport. Fife
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Lovely market. Lots of great fresh breads, cheeses and produce. beautiful flowers. Friendly stall holders and lots of good bargains Set right in the centre of Harleem

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Voted best Dutch market place this year and for so many edible reasons. The food display is great and the variety even better. Plus they have real fresh flowers - Paris eat your heart out ;-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We were impressed by the variety of cheese/salads/chocolates/pastries available. Store owners were friendly and helpful. You must try the homemade caramel chocolate or the cornflakes chocolate at one of the stalls!!! Also nice to visit the church of at bavo just beside the market! Worth the trip down to Haarlem.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We wandered round this market several times, sampled a variety of different cheeses and purchased a few things to take with us on our bike trip. Wish we could have taken more! On a cold, windy day there wasn't much in the way of hot food for sale unfortunately. Definitely stop if you're in Haarlem on a Saturday!

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

When we were there a locals fabric market was taking place. The pubs have their outdoor seating all facing the square so people do a lot of people watching and not much talking to each other.

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