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Grote Markt

Marktplatz, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Ranked #4 of 14 attractions in Haarlem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas
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Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

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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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
27 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a must visit to all travellers to Haarlem. Just stroll around & view all the stores ranging from clothing to all the aromas of the food & fresh produce stores.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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206 reviews 206 reviews
182 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The centre of HAARLEM is very pleasant and the GROTE MARKT is were the architecture is at it,s most impressive with the grote kerk and stadshuis a former residence of the counts of holland dating back to 1370. When the market is held here the historical architecture blends with everyday modern dutch life. Because HAARLEM is close to the dune... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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142 reviews 142 reviews
136 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Nice lazy & relaxed square with lots of cute cafes around and on it. Perfect place for lunch. Surrounded by nice buildings and streets.

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Amman, Jordan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Walking around Grote Markt made us feel as if we were inside a Harry Potter movie, I think It was Sunday and there was also an outdoor market that sells nick knacks, clothes, toys, books, handicrafts from Indonesia and other countries. College Students were enjoying the sun sitting outside or in the surrounding coffee shops and there was this double... More

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Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Grote Markt has everything you could ever want in a city center - cafés, shopping, a large canal and fabulous architecture including the beautiful church in the center of the square. Go on Saturday for the outdoor market selling everything from cheese to jewelry

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Great place to enjoy some wine with good company in the long sunny spring and summer days. Nice cafes and environment. Love it!

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Tampa, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The square of Haarlem looks like something out of a fairy tale. Great restaurants surrounding the square, a beautiful cathedral and all in a setting that is not too commercialized!

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