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Haarlemmerstraat

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Makkelijk beloopbaar vanaf het Centraal station. Easily...

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Makkelijk beloopbaar vanaf het Centraal station. Easily walkable from Central Station. De Opstapper (hoek Prinsengracht), bussen 18, 21 en 22 en tram3. The Opstapper (corner Prinsengracht), buses 18, 21 and 22 and tram3.

Parkeergarage: Parking:

Prins Hendrikkade 20a (€ 3.50 p/u) Prins Hendrikkade 20a (€ 3.50 p / h)

Pinautomaat: ATM:

Haarlemmerstraat, Haarlemmerdijk en Korte Prinsengracht Haarlemmerstraat, Haarlemmerdijk and Korte Prinsengracht

Koopavond: Evening:

Elke donderdag tot 21 uur. Every Thursday until 21 hours.

Koopzondag: Sunday shopping:

Enkele winkels zijn open op zondag. Some shops are open on Sunday.

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Beautiful city

We caught the train from Amsterdam to Haarlem. Its a beautiful city with a relaxed culture and totally different to the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam. The main square has a local... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We caught the train from Amsterdam to Haarlem. Its a beautiful city with a relaxed culture and totally different to the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam. The main square has a local food market on a Saturday which added to the ambience and the shops are lovely. Just the right amount of bars where you can stop and have a... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually there are two parts called Haarlemmerstraat and Haarlemmerdijk. Dont ask me why. The first runs from the Singel canal to the bridge. After the Bridge it becomes Haarlemmerdijk. Is this important? Yes. The Haarlemmerdijk is still what it was. EXCELLENT. Authentic with lovely little stores, inclusive our favorite Italian restaurant. Unfortunately the Haarlemmerstraat is becoming stuffed with coffee shops... More 

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Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Its a nice street to see some local shops and the more authentic places of Amsterdam. at the beginning its a bit touristic but later its getting better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Our family explored Europe and so far of all the places we have been, Haarlem was the best, we stayed in an Airbnb apartment for 3 nights, it was 15min train ride away from Amsterdam. Just strolling around Haarlem will give you a sense of satisfaction. A bit expensive but definitely worth it. The locals were very kind.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Stay at this street and plenty of things to enjoy at this street. A lot of coffeshop, cafe, restaurants, Markt, Grocery stores and bar around to choose. It has number of boutique shop and very interesting street for shopping too. It will be very quite around 7 or 8pm and its really peaceful during night.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Sonethibg different than the other shoppingstreets in Amsterdam. The street is quite long, but kind of narrow full with shops. It's not that wellknown with tourists, but underrated for what it is. The atmosphere is great, and has a look of an old shoppingstreet, much better than the other shoppingstreets.

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Southend
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Regular Brit visitor to the Dutch capital and this area I always stay in and eat in-really pretty with some quirky shops. Just ten min walk form central station train entrance and your away from the main bustle. Quentin England hotel is ok for people not minding things a little rough inside although some rooms have been painted. 3/4 coffee... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Enchanting canals, boutique stores, gourmet restaurants and cool bars fill this neighborhood. This was the first time that I had visited Haarlemmerstraat and it's definitely a 'keeper'. The Vesper Bar was incredible. You've got to go there and get the signature drink. We stumbled on to De Belhamel restaurant and it was the best. The service and the food were... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I love spending my time in this area. Good vibe, cafes, vintages and beautiful old building. One of my favorite places in Netherlands so far. Not far from Amsterdam and you can find cheaper accommodation here

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

A walk along the Harlemmerstraat is a must while in Amsterdam. It's a great mix of hip little shops,cafés,vintage shops and on the 1st half coffeeshops full of tourists at 9am.Start at the central station end, walk down to the Harlemmerplein and grab a coffee from some of Amsterdam's best barista's.Walk back towards the station and grab a bit to... More 

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