Grote Markt, Haarlem

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Must see · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Grote Markt, Haarlem's main square, is lined with famous buildings, as well as bars and restaurants. City hall, Vleeshal, Hoofdwacht, and Grote Kerk all border the square. See Hoofdwacht, which was built in the 13th century and is generally regarded as the oldest building in Haarlem. If you're able to visit on a weekend, enjoy the busy market that takes over with vendors selling a range of goods. Use our Haarlem trip planning tool to visit Grote Markt on your trip to Haarlem, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Such a variety of market stalls, fresh fruit, veg, eggs, cheese and plenty of other food stuffs. Gifts, trickets and household items so clearly attracting both visitors and locals.  more »
  • Active, vibrant, lively, and lots of food, shopping and drink options! While there, visit the protestant church or Frans Hals museum or modern art.  more »

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