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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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Haarlem Nightlife

Among the multitude of terraces and pubs that make Haarlem nightlife so vivid, the city also has numerous coffeeshops, places where you can go to test, buy and smoke marijuana and hashish under the cover of the law. These are highly frequented by tourists and also by locals, who relax over a joint in the evening irrespective of their age or occupation. Coffeeshpos require that you be of age and no one can enter without an ID. They don’t serve alcoholic products and are usually open until 1 AM at weekends. The local tradition is to go to a coffeeshop, than have a snack at one of the many street food places that are open till late in the... Read more »

 
 
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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 »

Amsterdam,The Netherlands - Feb 3, 2015, by adam
The Netherlands is by far one of Europes most gripping country. It has a rich history and I visited Amsterdam for a week. I can tell you that the city is not only pure charm and excitment, but it is also out of common and it's too... Read more »

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 »

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 Biking Amsterdam - Feb 4, 2015, by adam
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