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Grote Markt

Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Good looking town square

Very nice town square, rimmed by some of Haarlem's finest architecture, like St. Bavo's church, the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rutgerek
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Komorow, Poland
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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 1 week ago
Moshe K
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Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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"beautiful square"
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"town hall"
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"great market"
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"bread"
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"market square"
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"stalls selling"
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"cafes and restaurants"
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"fresh food"
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"saturday morning"
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"outdoor market"
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"big market"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice town square, rimmed by some of Haarlem's finest architecture, like St. Bavo's church, the meat hall and of course the old city hall. Some interesting artwork to behold, like a statue of Coster, and the Sunfighter. Should be an awesome spot on market...More

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Reviewed 1 week 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
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Reviewed 1 week 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks 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
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Reviewed 3 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

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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
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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
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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
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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

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GlamBecca
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
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KarenOwen777
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
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