"Haarlem, capital of Noord-Holland" Haarlem by OlafS
Haarlem Travel Guide: 570 reviews and 1,426 photos
I love this place. Even as a child I was already strangely attracted by Haarlem, although I can't remember why. Perhaps it had something to do with the fact that Haarlem was where all the comic strips that I loved so much came from. I was obsessed by those in my younger years! Obviously Haarlem became a mythical place for me. Today that's hard to understand even for me. Now that I have grown up I simply recognize Haarlem as one of the prettiest cities of my country. It's not only beautiful, it has a nice atmosphere as well, much more relaxed than Amsterdam. See the travelogue for pictures of some of my favourite buildings.
Just a quiet little street in the centre. Once you're here it is hard to imagine how nearby the busy shopping streets... more travel advice
The New Church dates from the 17th century and was designed by Jacob van Campen. It's a rather simple building in... more travel advice
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