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Haarlem - Feb 5, 2015, by adam
Haarlem is a small town, situated near Amsterdam about 20 km from the Dutch capital. It is know for it's rich history, beautiful architecture and it's prominent market square. The Sint-Bavokerk is the symbol of the city which lies... Read more »
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The history of Haarlem dates back to the 10th century and its name origin is very meaningful, as it shows how most Dutch contemporary cities started being built. The name comes from “Haarlo-heim”, which means “piece of land higher than others around it”, and the best defense the early settlement had was to build some walls made out of earth and dig a canal around the city. It led quite a prosperous existence until it was decimated by three consecutive fires that destroyed all the houses, which were made of wood, and by the Black Death, which came in 1381 and killed about 5000 people, half of that day’s population... Read more »
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