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Grote Markt

Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Great historical square

Great historical square with big church (that has one of the biggest organs in Europe), lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Moshe K
Christmas Fun

Christmas market with all the goodies. Great food and drinks. Terrific for buying gifts. Very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
James Amanda R
Brisbane, Australia
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Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great historical square with big church (that has one of the biggest organs in Europe), lots of restaurants not too expensive, amazing scenary, and great atmosphere

Thank Moshe K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Christmas market with all the goodies. Great food and drinks. Terrific for buying gifts. Very festive atmosphere with friendly and welcoming locals. Snowed while we there, which only added to the charm.

Thank James Amanda R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a short train ride from Amsterdam. Lots of atmosphere in the market square, and the church was very impressive (though very cold on a January day)

Thank PaulK1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

The big church is unmissable if you are in Haarlem if you visit in the weekend you definitely will enjoy the market. regularly it is just a big flat area surrounded by restaurants and shops.

Thank tothimrezizi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is where all the characteristic side streets of Haarlem lead. At the center is the Grote Kerk (former cathedral now Protestant) around which there are a buzz of busy cafes and restaurant terraces full of diners and people watchers. it has an amazing social...More

Thank Uyt-Lee
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best square I have ever visited. Clean, spacious and beautiful. Many activities are seen around the square.

1  Thank sheronlee
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We have been staying for five weeks in Haarlem just some 100 metres from the Grote Markt, which means we end up travelling through it each day. I just love the place, the ambience and feel you get is great. Christmas has been fantastic as...More

1  Thank Grant C
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a good market where you can find good stuff. People are friendly and products are fresh. Nice Christmas atmosphere

1  Thank Melikes
Reviewed 16 December 2017 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 14 December 2017 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
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11 January 2018|
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Response from vmdevoogt | Reviewed this property |
All depends on the weather conditions.. In Keukenhof you can specially enjoy all the lovely scents of the flowers at the end of a warm sunny day... so in that case, drive to Grotesque market in Haarlem first, park in the... More
3 September 2017|
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Response from marcel dam | Reviewed this property |
Yes, normaly the weekend before christmas
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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