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Haarlem


Address:
18 km / 11 miles west of Amsterdam
Netherlands NL

Haarlem is just a 20-minute drive from Amsterdam, and is renowned for the growing and selling of flowering bulbs such as tulips, hyacinths, crocuses and narcissi, which are exported worldwide.

Numerous painters lived here in the 17th century, including Dutch master Frans Hals, and The Frans Hals Museum displays an impressive collection of his works. Other eminent artists are also on display, and includes portraits, still life and landscapes. There is also a collection of modern and contemporary art.

Haarlem is also home to The Teyler Museum, which is the oldest museum in The Netherlands. This fascinating museum houses a great many paintings and hand drawings by Dutch masters, Michelangelo and Raphael, as well as a section on natural history.

This fascinating mediaeval town of Haarlem is the capital of the North Province of The Netherlands.







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