If you’re looking for a city with great shopping possibilities, Haarlem is the place to be. It quaint city centre houses anything you might need. Haarlem’s special streets, like the Warmoesstraat, Kleine Houtstraat and Gierstraat, are home to a multitude of extraordinary and surprising stores. The courtyards, canals, beautiful old city centre and matching facades make the argument themselves. Being close to Amsterdam, Haarlem has become a city where a lot of people enjoy catching their breath and escaping from the busy capitol.