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Oase of peace and quiet

We have been searching for this court for a while and finally found it. You walk straight from a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Ghent, Belgium
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Very beautiful and restful

This must be the most beautiful of the many Hofjes in Haarlem. The Hofjes are former almshouses... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Basel, Switzerland
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9 Aug 2018
“Oase of peace and quiet”
23 Mar 2018
“Very beautiful and restful”
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We have been searching for this court for a while and finally found it. You walk straight from a busy shopping street through a gate into the court and you enter an oase of peace and quiet. The people who live there are happy here....More

Thank MCreiziger
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This must be the most beautiful of the many Hofjes in Haarlem. The Hofjes are former almshouses, usually about a dozen small houses built around a central courtyard. The gardens are beautifully kept, there’s a small water pump, a few trees, and you feel transported...More

Thank HaNosseah
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Haarlem is known for many courts, called "Hofjes" and has more than a dozen. It is worth your while to dig into its history and discover how it all has changed over the centuries and what functionality it had. In the fifteenth century, the catholic...More

Thank JWNewYorkCity
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Nice for a stroll or with a bike. The town center is full of stores and folks and also beer places. Overall highly recommended.

Thank Jorge R
Reviewed 25 August 2017

And we were very lucky because on the day we did this there where several choirs performing on the different spots like this one, so we visited a few more and had a great time

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Directly next to the busy shopping main street one can find this field surrounded by tiny houses. A peaceful place in the city center.

Thank Philip_Bolster
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

One of the great peaceful places in the centre, so quiet and historical. The place were the archers in the old days were practicing their warcraft. In the back of the square is a secret passage to the New Church, a nice sneak out of...More

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