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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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The city began flourishing because they specialized in various industries which made them world famous, including the silk and linen industry and beer brewing. By 1620, the city already had over 100 breweries and provided beer for all north Holland. The tulip bulbs were their best business, as enormous sums were paid for their unique types of bulbs so more and more money came into the city assuring a fast infrastructure development and population growth. The first canal in the country was built during this period and it connected Haarlem to Amsterdam. Evidence and legacies of all these activities still remain in the city and the atmosphere... Read more »

 
 
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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

 
 

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