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Address: Marktplatz, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Experience 500 years history

A historic place,on this square where the knights used to fight eachother you can see and feel the past.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A historic place,on this square where the knights used to fight eachother you can see and feel the past.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not to miss when you're in Haarlem. I was here in January on a sunny day. Loved it. I can only imagine the atmosphere in summer. This summer I'll definitely come back to have an ice cream.

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The center of Haarlem with beautiful old buildings, the big church and some nice terraces. Specially great during sunny days.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

There is always something going on at the Grote Markt. We always take visitors here to show them the beautiful architecture. Last time we were there they were hosting an antique car show. On Saturdays, the market is one of the best I've been to in the Netherlands. Definitely worth a visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This market square and environs is beautiful, fun to explore by foot and loaded with great street food all over. Haarlem has great ambiance without the hustle and bustle of other cities, Amsterdam for example. A great place to meet the people and just wonder around. Definitely worth the short train ride from Centraal Station.

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Full of people and Christmas decorations! I loved Grote Markt! Nicely adorned with lights, small cafes around, big overwhelming buildings, narrow streets! Haarlem is a lovely place to spend your afternoon! 3 hours is enough to walk in the streets! Beautiful!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

it was very busy and the atmosphere was good with loads of food places and of course Christmas articles.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Nice city. Haarlem has a lot of history. A lot of old buildings and musea to go too. Also nice for shopping and a big variety of restaurants all over town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Haarlem is a classic Dutch smaller city. We visited the tourist info office in the Grote Markt. The guide suggested taking a self-guided walking tour around the city. We took about 1 1/2 hours to accomplish a nice walk of about 5 miles, and saw many interesting sights. The walk starts and ends in the city's main square which is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Very good area for shopping and food, the market is very good, you can get all the local food stuffs, wonderful bread, cheeses, any amount of cured meats, sweets cakes, Again a lot less hectic than Amsterdam, if you are staying in centrum area not far to walk A very enjoyable experience

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