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Amsterdamse Poort

Amsterdamsevaart | Spaarnwouderstraat, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Entrance to the old city

located near the city centre this is an easy walk to visit. Its condition is still like hundreds of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Santacruz68
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
A link to the past in the current

The Poort was the destination for an evening stroll one night. Well worth the walk for a little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Grant C
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Average31%
  • Poor8%
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“city gate” (4 reviews)
“original city” (2 reviews)
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Amsterdamsevaart | Spaarnwouderstraat, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located near the city centre this is an easy walk to visit. Its condition is still like hundreds of years ago. It was fun to imagine who had walked through this gate in the past. If you are there at dinner time try the Italian...More

Thank Santacruz68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Poort was the destination for an evening stroll one night. Well worth the walk for a little link to the history of Haarlem with it being the last link to the wall that used to surround the city.

Thank Grant C
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Next to the cathedral and the windmill - this is the symbol of this city. Something you need to see definitely.

Thank Cyraga
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Interesting to see but doesn't seem to serve a purpose. There is water on one side which could originally have been part of a canal

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This city gate is the last one remaining from the historic city defence line. The city walls have been demoloished over the centuries due to the high maintenance costs so having a look at this city gate is good to see the last part of...More

Thank Marcus_NL1234
Reviewed 16 October 2017

If you are waling and stubble on this place it might be worth to take a moment and check it out. One of the 12 defensive towers of Haarlem, only one left. Not a whole of information is available there in English.

Thank HapyGuy7
Reviewed 26 September 2017

On our walk around the centre, we came across this gate, which was pretty good in our view. Nothing extra-ordinary but worth a photo or two anyhow :)

Thank david n
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I was surprised that the only remaining gate of Haarlem had little information in and around it for tourists other that the small sign on the east side. Also it's difficult to stand near and under the gate as the cyclists have the right of...More

Thank Darren O
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This lovely former entrance gate to the city of Haarlem,is the only one left of 12 gates that provided entrance to the city of Haarlem. It was on the route from Amsterdam to Haarlem, and it is still standing proudly today. Not that much to...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Taking into account that this is the only one of the 12 gates of Haarlem, it is a shame how dirty and smelly it is. The arrangement around it doesn't help much (many cars instead of a small park) but a little cleaning could do...More

Thank Arlene5826
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