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Grote Markt

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Address: Marktplatz, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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2-Hour Walking Tour in Haarlem

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A true city center market place with lots of thins to do at hand.

Being the city center of Haarlem the ''Grote Markt'' is must see. Here you have a wealth of places to have a drink and/or lunch/dinner. The major shopping streets (Grote... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Being the city center of Haarlem the ''Grote Markt'' is must see. Here you have a wealth of places to have a drink and/or lunch/dinner. The major shopping streets (Grote Houtstraat, Barteljorisstraat) are one step away. In the middle the big church. Excursions are given in it and are recommended. Next to the church there is second '''market place'' with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haarlem itself is just a forgotten gem just a stone's throw from Amsterdam. If you want a great Dutch experience minus the crowds, Haarlem is it. The old square has lots of nice place to eat and the old cathedral as well as the city hall. Everything is nearby as Haarlem is quite small and walkable.

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This impressive square converts to a great saturday market, and a christmas market. The location is a must see in Haarlem. Haarlem is a great town to explore, as an example of Dutch architecture. I very often suggest my friends who visit Amsterdam to find time to visit Haarlem. The surrounding architecture is a mix of styles. There are some... More 

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Suffolk, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderfully 'happening' place with a great selection of market stalls, surrounded by the cafe life style, all sorts of foods to be had, cultural places to visit, beautiful architecture to be admired and the Jopen Kerk is not far either. A short walk from the Jopen Kerk is the Botermarkt; a smaller, but equally nice, market and there is... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't miss this landmark when you're in town. I must confess that a visit to this church is still on my to do list. The area around it is filled with nice restaurants and terraces. Especially nice on a sunny day. Go check it out!

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1 Thank Dan K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful square, with lovely cafes and restaurants, definitely worth a visit if you are in town! For market lovers it is a must on marketdays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haarlem's Grote Markt is where it all happens, from the weekly Saturday market, with food, clothes, nick-nacks etc. to the festivals such as the Comic-strip weekend, Haarlem Jazz, Haarlem Culinair etc. Of course the festivals are not just on the square, they spread through the whole city centre. It is the best place by far to sit and chill and... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique town centre with a lot of authentic historic architecture. It makes you feel welcome and has a lot to offer, especially during the weekly market on Saturday when also local people go out for their shopping.

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Boblingen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

because on this day there is more then just the architecture, but as well life! The product variance on the market is impressive: indish stuff, english pies, fish, clothes, vegetables. It is worth to take this look and to enjoy the overall picture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can find delicious cheeses, delicious dishes, plants, handcrafts from turkey and other places. Underware from Italy, sandals from Brasil, etc.

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