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Hofje van Bakenes, Haarlem

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The Hofje van Bakenes or Bakenesserkamer is a hofje in Haarlem, Netherlands, located between the Bakenessergracht and the Wijde Appelaarsteeg. In the Middle Ages "kamer" or "room" meant house. Usually the houses within a hofje consisted of just one room.
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  • This is said to be the oldest Hofje in The Netherlands. Hours vary, but If you see one that is open, take a few minutes to step inside the gate and admire the gardens. 
    This is said to be the oldest Hofje in The Netherlands. Hours vary, but If you see one that is open, take a few minutes to step inside the gate and admire the gardens.  more »
  • These traditional areas are worth a look if you can gain access - they are not all open to the public all the time. They are tranquil and pretty - an oasis in the heart of the town 
    These traditional areas are worth a look if you can gain access - they are not all open to the public all the time. They are tranquil and pretty - an oasis in the heart of the town  more »
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  • Cute courtyard originally from the twelfth century. Enter via one the doors from the alleys. It's very peaceful. Just remember people live there.
  • Lovingly designed garden idyll; Please make sure when viewing that this is a private area that the residents open to guests.

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