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Haarlem Reviews, Netherlands

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Recent reviews for Haarlem

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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Haarlem History

The year 1572 was a major turning point in the history of Haarlem, as it was the period when the seven month siege by the Spanish started and the town remained under their occupation. The authorities in nearby Amsterdam who were faithful to the Spanish king started depriving Haarlem form any outside trade, practically isolating it. Hunger grew in the city and the constant fighting for territory took many lives over the years. After seven months, the Spanish retired under the condition that the people in Haarlem sign a treaty concerning Catholic religious principles. An enormous fire destroyed the city in 1576 and the town was granted all... Read more »


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