Locks

Interesting
Three locks allow buildings weighing up to 80 000 t to make their way back up to Amsterdam. The northern lock (Noordersluis) is the most recent: it was finished in 1930. The 400m long lock is 40m wide and 15m deep.

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Yacht marina
Yacht marina
A path leads you on foot along the
15 minutes
The Grote Market
The Grote Market
The Great Church, the town hall and the
15 minutes
Haarlem City Hall
Haarlem City Hall
Next to this 14C Gothic building is a
30 minutes
See all