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Haarlem, Netherlands

 
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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 also at the market square. Once a former catholic cathedral, now being a protestant church, it is renowned for it's stunning yet puritan structure also.

The city is one of the wealthiest in the country, providing many fine shops with famous brands and also quality restaurants.

Like most Dutch cities, the city also has a well developed and connected canals with lovely houses, which makes the city even more pleasant.

The flourishing culture can be sensed in Haarlem,due the fact, it is a worthy destination for everybody.

 

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This Haarlem travel guide will help you discover all the big and small things that make this city such a popular attraction for anyone visiting Netherlands. It is located just 20 km west from the capital city Amsterdam and functions as the capital of the province of North Holland. Haarlem stands on the river Spaarne and very close to the coastal dunes and, like its bigger brother, Amsterdam, it has the typical northern aspect of a canal city, with houses built “from water” and boats as a very common means of transportation. Haarlem has 150.000 inhabitants and, although it is merely the 13th largest town in Holland, it is the 4th... Read more »

 
 
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What to see in Hague - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
Hague is the capital of South Holland, here is the government seat of the Netherlands. The importance of the city began to grow in the XIV th century when they were transferred here the Supreme Judicial Courts of the Provinces of Holland... Read more »

What to know before you visit Rotterdam - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
Rotterdam is a city in South Holland, Netherlands with a population of approximately 590 000 inhabitants in the city itself and 1 600 000 inhabitants in the metropolitan area. This is a port city, is part of the ports of departure for the... Read more »

Quick facts about Amsterdam - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
Amsterdam is one of the two capitals of the Netherlands, being the official capital of the Netherlands. It is assumed that the year in which the Netherlands has received the city rights (from the Bishop of Utrecht Guy Avesnes) is 1306. The... Read more »

The Hague, the netherlands - Feb 5, 2015, by adam
The Hague, is the political capital of the Netherlands and because of it's status, the city is highly developed in every aspect. It is affluent, crowded and diverse. Important places to visit in The Hague is the Dutch Parlament,... Read more »

The Biking Amsterdam - Feb 4, 2015, by adam
Biking in Amsterdam is not only a great experience, but it's also practical. There are many advantages relating about biking in Amsterdam First of all, you can acces all areas of the city, where cars are forbidden. This makes the city... Read more »

 
 

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