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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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