Grote Markt, Haarlem

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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 a large square Dominated by the cathedral, and surrounded by Medieval buildings. One houses the tourist Information Center. Others house shops, cafes, and restaurants. 
    This is a large square Dominated by the cathedral, and surrounded by Medieval buildings. One houses the tourist Information Center. Others house shops, cafes, and restaurants.  more »
  • Every time we visit Haarlem (two weeks a year) we spend a lot of time in the Grote Markt. In the summer, there are people sitting outside at the many restaurants and bars. On Saturday, the... 
    Every time we visit Haarlem (two weeks a year) we spend a lot of time in the Grote Markt. In the summer, there are people sitting outside at the many restaurants and bars. On Saturday, the...  more »

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