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Grote Markt, Haarlem

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Must see · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
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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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  • This is the heart of Haarlem and is a very large medieval square with super architecture on all sides. Within these old buildings live cafes and bars which assure their future. 
    This is the heart of Haarlem and is a very large medieval square with super architecture on all sides. Within these old buildings live cafes and bars which assure their future.  more »
  • Amazing square with the church in the middle and the restaurants around it with beautiful terraces. Really awesome with the sun on our faces 
    Amazing square with the church in the middle and the restaurants around it with beautiful terraces. Really awesome with the sun on our faces  more »

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