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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 is an ideal tourist destination as its compact city centre houses all the main sights that are in a range of 15 minutes’ walk from each other: museums, historical landmarks, pubs and coffeeshops – they all make up an atmosphere which is sure not to leave you unimpressed. The city has given a great deal of importance to the preservation of its municipal art collection and historical buildings and contemporary tastes will be satisfied by the wide range of music and art festivals that take place throughout the year. For example, the local daily newspaper was the first of its kind and is still published today, while The Teyler... Read more »
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