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Grote Markt

Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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A Truly Great Market Square

We have been in Haarlem for several days, and have visited the Square each day. Our own home has a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marietta, Georgia
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Great market

Excellent market, fruits, vegetables, wonderful breads and cheese. Best to go when there is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been in Haarlem for several days, and have visited the Square each day. Our own home has a classic town square, and we’ve grown to appreciate how they change character each visit, as does this one. Surrounded by excellent shopping, quaint streets and...More

Thank springlering
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent market, fruits, vegetables, wonderful breads and cheese. Best to go when there is a Christmas market, there are lots more stalls to see and street vendors and entertainment.

Thank Yellowcoat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I visited the Grote Markt on Saturday. It was very busy with plenty of stalls selling everything from handbags,clothes,Dutch souvenirs and some beautiful flowers. All very reasonably priced. We had lunch in the square too and again very reasonably priced. Well worth...More

Thank Jenben44
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Main square in central Haarlem. Beautiful church in square, 2.50 entrance. Loads of restaurants off square. Do try the fricatasse, chips with sauce. Right across from yellow toy shop behind square. Nom

Thank niamhobrien2016
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The cityhall of Haarlem is a very beautifull building, and it has some very nice halls where you can marry. On the upper side of the Cityhall is the Big Bavo, the biggest Cathedral of Haarlem. Its a nice place to walk around and see...More

Thank theodorus w
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Saturday's market in Haarlem is good to visit, in order to feel the local atmosphere as well as also to buy some interesting stuff (no matter what you are looking for - souvenirs or various natural food). Tasting authentical Dutch haring is a bonus (try...More

Thank Yuri_Donets
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The market square has a market on Saturday and is very busy and nice! around the square you can find a number of restaurants and bars to go to in the evening. So a good central point to start of finish our day visiting Haarlem!

Thank Marcus_NL1234
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This historic market place is dominated by the enormous 15th century Saint Bavo church (80m high) and is only 300m from the Spaarne river in the center of Haarlem, a city of 160,000 inhabitants. In 16th century Holland, the city was part of the battle...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great Market Square. Take a moment, have a beer, tea, or snack and people watch. Easy to find and get to. safe

Thank HapyGuy7
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Passing through Haarlem on our way out of Amsterdam we stopped at the Grote Markt for coffee and pastry only to discover a brilliant market in action. There was one flower stall for example which had ten times as many flowers on its own as...More

Thank AllanJGJ
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3 September 2017|
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Response from marcel dam | Reviewed this property |
Yes, normaly the weekend before christmas
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18 April 2017|
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Response from Rossi_Nikolova | Reviewed this property |
It is a trading area anyway, with lots of shops, if you are looking for making some shopping. It doesn't matter that it is not a market day, you still can enjoy the architecture of the old buildings that are surrounding... More
22 May 2016|
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Response from LeavingHolland | Reviewed this property |
here is a link with the bus route of line 300: touristbuddy. org/300_plaza-haarlem. php (copy paste and remove the spacings) Exit the bus at Haarlem Centrum and follow the tourist signs. Or exit at the train station (last... More