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Grote Markt

Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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This is one of the best square I have ever visited. Clean, spacious and beautiful. Many activities... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Malacca, Malaysia
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The beating heart of Haarlem

We have been staying for five weeks in Haarlem just some 100 metres from the Grote Markt, which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grant C
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 23 November 2017

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
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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