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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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middel of the city centre

staying here allows you to go everywhere in the city, you can walk to the old city centre, you kan walk to the shops or you can have a coffee in one of the lunchrooms or... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

staying here allows you to go everywhere in the city, you can walk to the old city centre, you kan walk to the shops or you can have a coffee in one of the lunchrooms or restaurants

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully preserved mediaeval square surrounded by excellent eating and drinking places...a real pleasure to stroll around here.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The "grote markt" is a lively square with the city counsel building on one end, which has been added to over the centuries, and a number of nice restaurants and bars on the other end. A favourite of mine is Fortuyn.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We took the train down from Amsterdam Centraal to Haarlem, quick journey of 20 minutes. The market is just south of the station and less than 10 minutes walk away. Follow the crowds! We were there about 10 am. A few hours later, the crowd was heaving, but I guess that added to the excitement! It spreads over several streets.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Just a short train ride from central station in Amsterdam and you are there. Unfortunately there are no signs pointing to the market from the train station but all I did was follow the crowd. It opened at 1000 am and was already quite busy but It was packed when I left at 1pm! I spoke to some other tourists... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Haarlem for the Xmas market that takes place for a couple of days in December. It was really good, lots of stalls selling everything you would expect at a Xmas market. Plenty of opportunities for a mulled wine or hot chocolate to warm you up. Not too busy and bustly during the day but filled up by the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I love the Grote Markt, it is always busy here. Just walking around here during summer, autumn, winter or spring- the atmosphere is always special

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

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 12 November 2016 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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