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Address: Marktplatz, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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The main square in Haarlem City Center

Right in the heart of Haarlem's historic center is the Grote Markt. There is huge outdoor market here every Saturday. The vleeshal en de vishal are located here, as well as the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Rossland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Right in the heart of Haarlem's historic center is the Grote Markt. There is huge outdoor market here every Saturday. The vleeshal en de vishal are located here, as well as the City Hall where wedding ceremonies are held and newlyweds pose for pictures on the ancient steps. Several main streets connect to the Grote Markt, one of which takes... More 

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Newport, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It was Saturday - and the market was in full swing - so we walked, and looked and enjoyed it all - and even sampled the beautiful strawberries and smelled the gorgeous flowers. If you want to get the local flavor - visit the market on market day.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

One of the most beautiful market places in the Netherlands, surrounded by historical buildings such as the Bavo church and Town Hall, the latter being an excellent example of 16/17th century Flemish architecture in the Netherlands. Sunny terraces will invite you for a drink and a "borrelgarnituur", typically Dutch snacks. Restaurants immediately at the Grote Markt have good atmosphere, but... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

One of the best produce markets in The Netherlands, with fabulous farm fruit and vegetables -- including some vegetables that are difficult to source at local supermarkets. Cherries were plump, juicy and delicious. Tomatoes taste the way they used to. We especially loved the cheese van -- truffle cheese and cumin cheese are faves -- and the bakery had a... More 

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Heber City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the better town squares in the Netherlands. It is comparable to the Grote Markt in Brussels, although not quite as large. There is a very large cathedral and the stadshuis. The rest of the square is lined with old, typical Dutch buildings. There are several open air cafes, kiosks and restaurants on site to sit, eat,... More 

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Grote Markt in Haarlem is one of the best squares in The Netherlands. Big yet cosy, old but full of life, it is a beautiful and comfortable place.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

When visiting Haarlem I spent some time to see the market. The market is good and is really a Dutch thingy. A lot of stuffs are sold there, including some food like the Kibbeling. As it is surrounded by historical buildings, one will find it delightful to have some time there, enjoying the atmosphere of the city. Strongly recommended!

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Renkum, the Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This square in the historic heart of Haarlem is a great place to experience Holland in one of the finest cities of The Netherlands. The huge church, the square, its terraces and historic buildings make it a lovely ambiance to spend some time for a coffee, lunch or dinner.

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Binningen, Schweiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

When in Haarlem you have to visit it... you cannot miss it :-) in the middle a big old church surrounded by many small cafés, restaurants, shops.... you have to take the walk on a nice sunny day and after the sunset take a seat, enjoy the view and a glass of wine or beer and let be put back... More 

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Tolmin, Slovenia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 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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Address: Address: Marktplatz, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem

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