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Amsterdamse Poort

Amsterdamsevaart | Spaarnwouderstraat, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Taking into account that this is the only one of the 12 gates of Haarlem, it is a shame how dirty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bilbao, Spain
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well it is just a gate on the edge of the city

Yes, I do agree that with the right angle the photo with this construction might look interesting... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Tioma W
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Amsterdamsevaart | Spaarnwouderstraat, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Taking into account that this is the only one of the 12 gates of Haarlem, it is a shame how dirty and smelly it is. The arrangement around it doesn't help much (many cars instead of a small park) but a little cleaning could do...More

Thank Arlene5826
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Yes, I do agree that with the right angle the photo with this construction might look interesting, but actually there is nothing special about this building that attract my attention. Having in mind that it is right next to the exit from Haarlem towards Amsterdam...More

Thank Tioma W
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Amsterdamse Poort was once the entry to the city located on the Amsterdam side of Haarlem. It is the only one still around from a total of 12 gates. This one originates from around 1400. This entry point was originally next to water. I...More

Thank keesvogelesang
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I decided to visit itand stop for 10 minutes to enjoy the scenery and have a coffee. When returning to the car I had the surprise of a traffic ticket. I know your city its rules but I had to pay 65 euros for a...More

1  Thank Marcia N
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a beautiful poort in the heart of Haarlem surrounded by water. At night the lighting is spectacular as you drive past. The sister poort called the Haarlemer Poorg is in Amsterdam. It is wonderfully maintained and well worth finding especially in the evening.

Thank GWJG
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Way more than a gate, one of the main attractions of the city. Majestic and huge, made from red bricks, it's the best spot from where to start a tour of this tiny and nice city.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 3 October 2016

On the edge of town this attractive ancient city gate is a lovely relic of the past. Alas it's next to a main road and no other parts of the old city walls remain so it looks a bit odd standing as it does surrounded...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

It was nice to see, but don't go out of your way, we went just by chance because we were w King by, not worth a special trip

1  Thank Dawnmarie O
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Not much to it really,got my photo took under it but nothing too exciting.Its just something you pass as you go round.

1  Thank Dominic W
Reviewed 31 July 2016

there is really nothing around. The gate is standing alone around nothing. It is even not impressive, looks in reality different then on some of the photos. it is not open, you cannot visit it. Not worth to make a walk to it.

1  Thank AlterSchwede13
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