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Best Christmas market

Really love this place but it's way too crowded. And I really loved their big beautiful Christmas... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Groningen Province, The Netherlands
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Had one of the best Stroopwafles here

A lively market place. There are stalls and restaurants with outside seating. I would remember this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Akshaya S
Noida, India
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Grote Markt, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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All reviews saturday market beautiful square great market stalls selling city hall market days cafes and restaurants market square big market herring bavo church minute train ride walk around visit haarlem ten boom house cheese amsterdam
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really love this place but it's way too crowded. And I really loved their big beautiful Christmas market.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thenerdabroad
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hubby and I went in for the weekend of the Christmas Markets. It was SOOOO crowded! It was a Sunday and rather cold, windy, and showery. Still, that did not prevent people from going. There were times where you literally could not walk through the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A lively market place. There are stalls and restaurants with outside seating. I would remember this place due to one of the best freshly made stroopwafles of our trip at one of the stalls here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Akshaya S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife was here for the big Christmas markets,we took the train from Amsterdam central to Haarlem (15min) then it's about 10 min walk to the markets, it many 100 small stand were you can buy everything related to Christmas (and also other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 36torb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While strolling through town, enjoy the architecture of long passed days on the square. In summer it will be crowded, now it was only shopping people in search of the warmth inside

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hsi58ta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely square surrounded by beautiful buildings. Not too many people about, maybe too cold. Pretty lights up and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LadyBeeTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grote Markt is the main square in Haarlem. The weekly Saturday market is well worth a visit. Fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and (of course) flowers abound. Buy some pumpkin ravioli or freshly made stroopwafels. The square is surrounded by restaurants and cafés. It's an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank poethammer
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

It was really nice to come here and get away from the crowds of Amsterdam. Nice to walk around, taste cheeses in the cheese shop, and not dodge bikes for a few hours.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kirsy1
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Our visit was mid-week so wasn’t as humming as a weekend. However our visit was interesting none-the-less. The Town Hall was undergoing some refurbishment and there were armed guards everywhere. I tried the herring, onion and pickle from a vending cart which was excellent.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hinoonhoki
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We had 6 hours to spend before our flight back home so we hoped on a train and dropped off at Haarlem Town. While walking around we reached Grote Markt. I loved the placed and enjoyed the food stuff being sold. No regrets and it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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3 November 2018|
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Response from Hann M | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes The Market Square, one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, is opened 24/7, 7 days a week. The shops in the shopping area are opened from approx. 9.30 till 18.00. On Sundays from 12 till 17 hours. The regular... More
21 March 2018|
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Response from Uyt-Lee | Reviewed this property |
The Grote Markt is the name of the square which is normally an open public space during the week. It is only on Saturdays that the ‘market’ is happening. Otherwise, there are numerous great restaurants and shops that... More
12 January 2018|
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Response from vmdevoogt | Reviewed this property |
All depends on the weather conditions.. In Keukenhof you can specially enjoy all the lovely scents of the flowers at the end of a warm sunny day... so in that case, drive to Grotesque market in Haarlem first, park in the... More