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Address: Marktplatz, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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2-Hour Walking Tour in Haarlem
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The true Old centre of the town: old times relive

If you want to visit Haarlem and want a good place to start, go to the heart of the city: The Grote Markt (Big/Great Market place). The place is a classical spot where the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to visit Haarlem and want a good place to start, go to the heart of the city: The Grote Markt (Big/Great Market place). The place is a classical spot where the beautiful Big Church St. Bavo is hovering over the market place opposite the Town Hall. You can imagine how Haarlem was part of the trading community... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Haarlem for our visit to Amsterdam. The square was convenient to our rental apartment. Around the square is the city hall, the church, a museum, and several restaurants and shops. It is a must see attraction in Haarlem. We recommend a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Haarlem. The lady at the tourist information centre was most helpful. We had coffee on the Grote Markt after visiting the church and waiting to enter the Corrie ten Boom Museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The square is the most beautiful I have seen in the Netherlands. Beautiful old buildings like the church and town hall are surrounding the square. On Saturdays a weekly market is organized.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

True feeling of Holland. Booths with fresh fish, breads, sweets, vegetables, clothing, etc. very fun. Every Saturday from 9-5.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

The market is in the main square in Haarlem, it has the Saint Bavo church right on it, some other monumental buildings around, and a wide variety of cafes and restaurants. The walk in the market is interesting, as you see a lot of goods, clothes, flowers, food, etc..., but I find the market expensive somehow.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Great! A square which in its small dimension is still perfect. Wonderful the church, but very nice all the buildings on it. The true heart of Haarlem.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

It is such fun to walk around the Grote Markt in Haarlem.... lots of outdoor cafe's and loads of stalls.... really a pleasure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

A market is always fun.I got there as some stalls were still setting up .Be there at 9 am as most stalls will close around five in the afternoon in HaarleI..might as well enjoy product from that region and around...I enjoyed some freshly cooked fish ...enjoyed Dutch purchasing 2.5 kgs of different cheeses.French Garlic he said and some cured deer... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Worth your visit..! Many shops (so called 'average' and up- Scale boutiques) very close to Grote Markt. And quite a few antique-shops. On this square various restaurants with South-face terrace available. International cuisine! And the famous big church, beautifully restored; dating back some 350 years.

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