A Cityguide To Haarlem Netherlands (By A Dutchie)
Haarlem is known for its history, museums, art, nice stores and gastronomy. It’s only 20 minutes from Amsterdam. With the beach around the corner!  
Stroll around the photogenic streets and squares in the Vijfhoek neighborhood.
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Visit the Dome Cathedral, one of the most important churches in the world, built between 1850 and 1950.
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Visit the famous windmill of Haarlem: de Adriaan.
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Stop at the Amsterdamse poort, the former citygate of Haarlem, dating from the 15th century, to take a picture.
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Take a picture at the Gravenstenenbrug for nice views of the Spaarne river.
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And the typical crow-stepped gable houses.
Go shopping in the Golden Sreets, with many boutique shops, vintage stores and coffeebars.
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Visit the Teylers museum, the oldest museum in the Netherlands, wich is all about discoveries, scientific instruments and world expeditions.
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Have dinner and drinks in the Jopenkerk, a former church transformed into a brewery and grand cafe.
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Enjoy a drink in local cafe, de Vijfhoek.
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Marvel at art in the Frans Hals Museum, one of the most important Dutch masters of the Golden age.
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Visit the Grote Markt, the main city square with many shops and restaurants.
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And the famous Sint Bavo church (great church), a landmark in the city.
Rent a boat and cruise along the canals around the city.
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Visit one of the nearby beaches such a Bloemendaal or Zandvoort.
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Take pictures at the many monumental buildings.
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Have great coffee and lunch in the many restaurants and lunchrooms.
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