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Grote Markt

Marktplatz, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Haarlem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Pleasant city to do some shopping and enjoy the historic buildings and old streets. The market square and the st Bavo church is the heart of it all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

was great music and lots of fun venue was set up well the mix of all age groups and lots of eating choices available and 3 days of free music cheers

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Super town square with many, many lovely restaurants and cafes. The whole square has a fantastic "feel" to it. It comes alive on Saturday mornings when the market is set up.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Beautiful, picturesque square next to Sint Bavo's Church. My advice is to pick one of the cafes, grab a nice bottle of wine, unwind and people watch! This is a prime location because it's a big square and, therefore, not as crowded as the smaller streets.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

pick the sunny side.. but shade side have the better bars like vicq......... market on saterday is also nice for a walk ........

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

If you´re in Amsterdam or anywhere around and have one day off, I recommend the visit to the centre of Haarlem with its heart in the Grote Markt. Enjoy the view of such a well preserved jewel.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a fantastic market. It is very busy but not so crowded that you can't enjoy it. Lots of varied booths. Even during the week, we loved just sitting out at a table and drinking coffee and watching all the people riding through on their bikes. This is such a peaceful beautiful little village, wish we could have spent... More

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were there on a Friday morning and the markets were a pleasure to browse around. Local produce were in abundance. We tried the freshly fried fish and mussels. They were so good and cheap!

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Nova Scotia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Good restaurants, lovely atmosphere, shops, and the cathedral as a backdrop. How could you improve on that!

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Erwitte, Germany
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114 reviews 114 reviews
27 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Sit yourself down one of the multitudes of cafés and restaurants and watch the world go by. Wonderful on Market days with the hustle, bustle and aromas of food and produce tickling your nose.

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