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Access: 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...more
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"great street"
in 6 reviews
"independent shops"
in 3 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 2 reviews
"haarlemmerdijk"
in 6 reviews
"harlem"
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"narrower"
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"damrak"
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"bridge"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One main street near the Brouwers canaal, quieter and less touristy further down you go. I used to use this street for cafes and shops, as a resident. Lots of finds, very specialist unique stores, and not touristy. An amazing Bakers on the Bridge of...More

Thank MarcusGB9
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly free of the more trashy tourist that flock to Amsterdam - this is a nice cosmipoltain area, freindly locals are happy to assist friendly tourists. There are a load of good restaurants on this street and its so close to Central Station, itd be...More

Thank FreezingIrish
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Haarlemmerstraat is a busy pedestrian shopping street lined with traditional Amsterdam buildings showcasing some beautiful architectural details. There are many affordable clothing stores as well. When you cross the little alleys, you'll find many cheap eats where you can get anything from fresh churros to...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Haarlemmerstraat is a little bit more traditional Amsterdam. It has narrow tall houses some bars and cafes but not overly commercialized that is aimed at tourists.

Thank PrestonGuild
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Love Haarlemstraat. Collection of varying shops to catch the eye. Something for everyone. Always bustling with life, great for people watching. Lovely to stroll down.

Thank mojobythesea
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Haarlemmerstraat is much more than a soulless shopping street but a street that has a real vibe to it. It's got a really nice look to it with it's narrow streets and even narrower tall houses that Amsterdam is famous for. That said there are...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

I judged the Haarlemmerstraat and -dijk still a "real" street in 2015 because of its local shops for local residents. Those local shops are disappearing quickly now and replaced by "hebbedingetjes" (cute to have but useless) shops for visitors. This is not an improvement.

Thank Mick B
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Between Singel & Prinsengracht, this one-way street has lots of independent shops. Nice to wander along and pop into one of the lovely coffee shops too.

Thank david n
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I have only been here now a half dozen times . I always love Haarlems 17 century buildings . It center stands a big church called groqurke or great church . This church has a famous pipe organ that gives free concerts everyweek to the...More

Thank Grant G
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a less traveled somewhat overlooked area of Amsterdam. Most people leave Centraal and go south. That is the direction of the trams, to Damrak, Leidseplein, Rembrandtplein, etc, but to the west is this street and neighborhood. Not unlike other areas of Amsterdam, but...More

Thank bob2bkk
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