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Grote Markt

Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Well worth a visit

My husband & I visited the Grote Markt on Saturday. It was very busy with plenty of stalls selling... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beautiful old square

Main square in central Haarlem. Beautiful church in square, 2.50 entrance. Loads of restaurants off... read more

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Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This historic market place is dominated by the enormous 15th century Saint Bavo church (80m high) and is only 300m from the Spaarne river in the center of Haarlem, a city of 160,000 inhabitants. In 16th century Holland, the city was part of the battle...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great Market Square. Take a moment, have a beer, tea, or snack and people watch. Easy to find and get to. safe

Thank HapyGuy7
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Passing through Haarlem on our way out of Amsterdam we stopped at the Grote Markt for coffee and pastry only to discover a brilliant market in action. There was one flower stall for example which had ten times as many flowers on its own as...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Who can walk on the market square of Haarlem and not fall in love with this city? You tell me. I'm serious. Why then not five stars? Well, you know, it is not like there is actually a whole lot to do here. The church...More

Thank Savannah020
Reviewed 26 September 2017

the Grote Markt is a nice enough cobbled square in the centre of Haarlem. It has the cathedral to one side & bars / cafes to two sides with hotels on the remainder. Pretty standard to be honest.

Thank david n
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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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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
21 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