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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. Put Grote Markt on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Haarlem vacation generator.
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  • The square is the most beautiful I have seen in the Netherlands. Beautiful old buildings like the church and town hall are surrounding the square. On Saturdays a weekly market is organized. 
  • The Grote Markt in Haarlem is a historical square, as there is a lot of in Netherlands. It has beautiful, historic buildings such as the Town Hall and the great or St Bavo Church. In addition, there is a nice market on Saturday and there are many terraces to have a drink or eat. A ' must see ' if you are in Haarlem.
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  • Great for buying organic and natural products, from breads, biscuits, cheeses to fruits, seafood, smoked ham, olives, beauty products, clothes.
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