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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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The city of Haarlem has a centre packed with pubs, coffee houses, nightclubs and street terraces ideal for a cold local beer in the middle of summer. It has enough theatres, cinemas and concert halls to cover most cultural tastes. There is a cinema Centre in the Brinkmann Mall in the main square and another one on the main shopping street. Contemporary artistic manifestations tale place throughout the year and there are lots of festivals that will sure interest you, but if you are looking for a more classical artistic manifestation you can always attend the Concertgebouw and Stadschouwburg for shows, plays, performances and classical music.... Read more »
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