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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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This is the must to do in Haarlem. Very pretty place with lots bars and restaurants. Best place to let the day go by.

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Huntingdon, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Full of great fresh food and flowers of all colours and type. Massive bouquet of flowers for just E10,s

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Grote Markt is ofcourse a must see in Haarlem. Market on Monday and Saturday. Good terrases in the summer and a chance to see brides drive on and off to the town hall. (mostly friday). Fortunately no street artists like on Dam square and no trafic passing, only the terrasses on one side.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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71 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

One of the most authentic and original group of period buildings were visible from this square. We visited Haarlem on a Monday and there was a fabric/ clothing market in the square. Many people enjoying a drink in the sun and watching the world go by.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Its the most lively place in entire haarlem, lots of top rated restaurants and bars around with the grote kirk as a backdrop...extremely lively with crowd especially in late evenings from thursday onwards...makes choosing amrath hotel worth it....

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Atlanta Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I love market day on the squares of Europe. I got lucky in Haarlem, as I arrived on a Saturday morning. The Saturday market was in full bloom. In my pictures, I tried to capture some of the sights of the market on a Saturday morning. Absent the market, this would not be one of the better squares of Europe.... More

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MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Wonderful traditional market square that exudes with character. A wonderful place to relax, get something to eat or take pictures of St. Bavo's. The truck in the center has decent food, such as the little pancakes or apple tart.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It all starts and ends here. Big square with dominant St. Bavo's church and lots of shops, cafes and restaurants around. Really nice place to start your Haarlem tour. Do not forget to walk in the surrounding streets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place to spend you saturday morning. They have everything (lock, stropwafel, flowers, socks, italian sauces and much more).

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

some are too trendy for seniors, but the ambience is good, have a walk on the waterside very pleasant

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