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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  • 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 »
  • I was born and raised here so I might be a bit biased ;) But I love the Haarlem city center. It's a nice place and not as terrible touristic as nearby Amsterdam. Skip Amsterdam and visit cities like.....  more »

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