15 Sights in Haarlem, Netherlands (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Haarlem, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 15 sights are available in Haarlem, Netherlands.

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1. Koepelkathedraal Sint Bavo

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The Cathedral of Saint Bavo is a cathedral in Haarlem, the Netherlands, built by Joseph Cuypers from 1895 to 1930 to replace the former waterstaatskerk in the Jansstraat called the St. Joseph. That church was itself a replacement for the Sint-Bavokerk, that had been converted to Protestantism from Catholicism in 1578. The Cathedral of Saint Bavo now serves as the main cathedral for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam. Within the cathedral, the former sacristy has been converted into a small museum (schatkamer) containing historical artefacts from Haarlem's Catholic past.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of St Bavo, Haarlem (EN), Website

2. Grote of St. Bavokerk

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The Grote or Sint-Bavokerk is a late medieval church building in the Dutch city of Haarlem, located on the Grote Markt. It was dedicated to St. Bavo until the Reformation. The medieval cruciform church, which stands in the middle of the old center of the city, was built in the Brabant Gothic architectural style. On the cross of transept and nave is a 78-metre-high wooden crossing tower covered with lead, late Gothic crossing tower. The church belongs to the 'Top 100 of the National Monument Conservation Agency' from 1990.

Wikipedia: Grote of St.-Bavokerk (NL)

3. Frederikspark

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Frederikspark is a city park in the Dutch city of Haarlem. The park was created by the architects Louis Paul Zocher and his father Jan David Zocher and named after Willem Frederik Karel, Prince of the Netherlands, the second son of King William I. The park consists of a public part managed by the municipality of Haarlem and a semi-public part managed by the province of North Holland as part of the garden of Paviljoen Welgelegen. The park is located in the Haarlemmerhoutkwartier district.

Wikipedia: Frederikspark (NL)

4. Guldenbergspoortje

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The Guldenbergspoort at Grote Houtstraat 9 in Haarlem was the gateway to the former Carmelite monastery, which existed from 1249 to 1578. The monastery complex largely covered an area the size of the block bordered by the Grote Houtstraat, the Anegang, the Warmoesstraat and the Spekstraat. On the corner of the Spekstraat and the Warmoesstraat stood the "Oude Vleeschhal", which was not part of the monastery complex.

Wikipedia: Guldenbergspoortje (NL)

5. De Koepel

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The Koepelgevangenis is a former prison in Haarlem, Netherlands. It is one of three Panopticon-style buildings situated in the country. One of three designed by Willem Metzelaar, the building was completed in 1901. A Rijksmonument, the prison closed in 2016. After the prison's closure, the building, along with the one at Arnhem, was used to house asylum seekers to the Netherlands.

Wikipedia: Koepelgevangenis (Haarlem) (EN)

6. Hannie Schaft

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Woman in the Resistance is a monument in memory of Hannie Schaft in the Kenaupark in the Dutch city of Haarlem. The bronze statue was made by Truus Menger-Oversteegen, her friend and fellow resistance fighter during the war. Commemoration of the communist Hannie Schaft met with resistance in the 1950s and the statue was only realized in 1982.

Wikipedia: Vrouw in het verzet (NL), Website

7. Museum van de Geest/Het Dolhuys

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Museum van de Geest, was created in 2020 when museum Het Dolhuys, the national museum for psychiatry in Haarlem, Netherlands, which was founded in 2005 in the newly renovated former old age home known as Schoterburcht, located just across the Schotersingel from the Staten Bolwerk park, merged with the Outsider Art Museum from Amsterdam.

Wikipedia: Museum van de Geest (EN), Website

8. Museum Haarlem

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Museum Haarlem is a city museum on Groot Heiligland 47, Haarlem, Netherlands, located across the street from the Frans Hals Museum. It shares its front door with the ABC Architectuurcentrum Haarlem, which is located next door. The museum is devoted to presenting and preserving the cultural history of Haarlem and the surrounding region.

Wikipedia: Museum Haarlem (EN), Website

9. Paviljoen Welgelegen

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Paviljoen Welgelegen

Villa Welgelegen is a historical building in Haarlem, the Netherlands, which currently houses the offices of the provincial executives of North Holland. Located at the north end of a public park in the city, it is an example of neoclassical architecture, designed by Abraham van der Hart and unusual for its style in the Netherlands.

Wikipedia: Villa Welgelegen (EN)

10. Fort bezuiden Spaarndam

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The Fort Bezuiden Spaarndam is a fort of the Stelling van Amsterdam. It is located southwest of Spaarndam-West, on the Noorder Buiten Spaarne. This fort was originally intended to defend Amsterdam against a potential attacker. The fort has been restored and houses, among other things, an art gallery and a cafe.

Wikipedia: Fort bezuiden Spaarndam (NL), Website

11. Frans Hals Museum Hal

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Frans Hals Museum - Hal is one of the two locations of the Frans Hals Museum, located on the Grote Markt, Haarlem, Netherlands, where modern and contemporary art is on display in alternating presentations. The emphasis is on contemporary photograph and video presentations, with the focus on Man and society.

Wikipedia: Frans Hals Museum - Hal (EN), Website

12. Kenaupark

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The Kenaupark is a park in the center of the Dutch city of Haarlem. It is part of the stronghold in the defenses around the old city. The park was designed in 1865 by Jan David Zocher. It is named after Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer, because of her alleged role in the Siege of Haarlem (1572-1573).

Wikipedia: Kenaupark (NL)

13. Het Bloemenmeisje

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Het Bloemenmeisje

Bloemencorso Bollenstreek is one of the flower parades in the Netherlands and one of the largest editions of the world. The event takes place in the end of April, The route starts on Saturday in Noordwijk and ends in the city of Haarlem the day after.

Wikipedia: Bloemencorso Bollenstreek (EN), Website

14. PHIL Haarlem

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PHIL Haarlem Thomas Jakob / CC BY-SA 3.0

PHIL. , also known as the Philharmonie, is a concert building in Haarlem. The Philharmonie is located on the corner of the Klokhuisplein and the Lange Beguinestraat in the center of the city. Until 2001, the building was known as the Concertgebouw.

Wikipedia: Philharmonie Haarlem (NL), Website

15. Haarlemmerhout

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Haarlemmerhout Original uploader was Jane023 at en.wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Haarlemmerhout is the oldest public park of the Netherlands. It lies on the south side of Haarlem, on the same old sandy sea wall that is shared by the public park Haagse Bos in The Hague and the Alkmaarderhout in Alkmaar.

Wikipedia: Haarlemmerhout (EN)


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