Top 10 must sees

Haarlem has many sights that you can discover throughout the city. To help you get started we have made an overview of the top 10 that you should have seen during your visit to Haarlem.

Most of the Haarlem sights are open again. Because of the coronavirus and the announced measures by the cabinet, visiting them is a bit different at the moment. Consult the website of the relevant organization for the applicable security measures.

Grote of Sint Bavo church

In this medieval church services are still being held and it is also possible to visit the church

De karakteristieke bar met koperen barrels in de Jopenkerk in Haarlem


A church converted to a fully operational brewery. Very special place with some of the best beers in town.

Aanzicht van de buitenkant van de Nieuwe Bavo in Haarlem.

De Nieuwe Bavo

An imposing and mystical building that suddenly appears, this is the famous Cathedral of Haarlem, built during different periods in history.

De Ovalezaal in het Teylers Museum van bovenaf in Haarlem

Teylers Museum

The oldest museum of the Netherlands

Binnen in het Frans Hals Museum in de Manieristenzaal

Frans Hals Museum

No where else a bigger collection of Frans Hals than here

Het oudste Hofje van Haarlem, het Hofje van Bakenes in de heerlijke zomerzon.

Hidden courtyards

Behind hidden entrace gates you will find the courtyards of Haarlem

Vier winkelende dames lopen door de Warmoesstraat in Haarlem, een van de Gouden Straatjes.

The Golden Streets

The best shopping streets of Haarlem

Canal cruise

Discover the canals from the water


Every spring more than 7 million flowers are in bloom with 800 different varieties of tulips. A unique and unforgettable experience.

Een oude kamer van een vroegere 'patiënt' in het Dolhuys, museum van de geest in Haarlem.

Museum het Dolhuys

Museum about the history of mental health care, built in an old mental institution