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Grote Markt

Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Beautiful Square in Pretty City

We decided to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam and made the 15 minute train... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Lovely town centre and place to stroll

We stayed in accomodation in this part of Haarlem and it was a very good choice. From an evening... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John M
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam and made the 15 minute train journey to Haarlem. It's easy to buy round trip tickets at a ticket kiosk in the train station. Haarlem is a lovely, historic city filled with...More

Thank Gene15217
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in accomodation in this part of Haarlem and it was a very good choice. From an evening entertainment perspective this is where it happens. Very friendly as one would expect in Holland

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Haarlem is an interesting city with an beautiful medical center which had many authentic buildings. A lot of history and old buildings can be found on de Great Market or "Grote Markt". You will find nice bars and restaurants, but also museums and the Town...More

Thank jurbotter
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grote Markt in Haarlem is the center of the city, and it's also the heart of Haarlem. The square is situated around the church and has all sorts of little nice cafe's around it.

Thank MvM75
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a train from Amsterdam HS station. The trip one way costs 4.2€ with the OV Chipkaart, but you must ensure that you have at least 20€ balance on the card. Same for the return trip. Therefore, best to top up to at least 30€...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting, and similar to other town markets that I experienced in the Netherlands. It's definitely worth wandering through, surrounded by restaurants, Grote Kerk (church), the Town Hall, and retail shops.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for shopping and eating or just watching the world go by plenty of lovely little streets to explore

Thank gary1216
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our activities was the goos board game through Haarlem using an old map and several questions up and arround this part of town. So we looked at it with extra attention and the game gave us extra information about the statues and buildings

Thank Tbirdt-bird444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The big market square is surrounded by pedestrian streets leading in and out. A beautiful cathedral. Cafes, shops and an excellent Saturday market. Relaxing, pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Avigdor S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful spot, always clean and safe. Nice restaurants, and shops. Always full with families and some days there's open markets, lovely sight.

Thank PaiaDave
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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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Colleen H
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