Writing history in Haarlem

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The old city center of Haarlem is characterized by small streets, rustic courtyards and a variety of churches. You will visit some of these places that normally remain hidden. 

During the tour you will discover how wealthy Haarlem residents left their legacy in the city by creating housing for the less fortunate and how churches changed their function and you will discover which important inventions were made by a resident of Haarlem 


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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

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  • Walk through the picturesque streets of Haarlem

  • Visit several characteristic Haarlem courtyards

  • Walk along the canal where the Haarlem breweries used to be located

  • End your journey on the central square of the city


You are Laurens assistant. Laurens is about to make an important invention that will change the world.

To prove the true value of his invention he needs some writings to replicate. These writings are in possession of wealthy Haarlem residents, churches and other important people.

Laurens has asked you to collect these writings and has given you the first address where you will the first document

Experience's route

Starting point Jopenkerk Haarlem
Hortusplein 2, 2019 XV Haarlem, Nederland
Finish point Laurens Janszoon Coster
Grote Markt, 2011 NZ Haarlem, Nederland

Places you will visit


It will take you

93-123 mins

You will walk

4990 steps

Total distance

3.8 km

  • The game is not timed, so take your time
  • We recommend not playing at night
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Cosmin & Corina

24 Jun 2024


09 May 2024
Geweldige wandelroute door prachtige oude straatjes. leuke opdrachten onderweg. Een echte aanrader!!!


09 May 2024


17 Mar 2024
Ontzettend leuke route, prachtig door de oude stad. Met deze route kom je op de meest verrassende plekjes. Aanwijzingen zijn duidelijk en de opdrachten zijn precies lastig genoeg om het spannend te houden.

Marian Agema

17 Mar 2024
Het was een heerlijke wandeling met veel verassende plekken die we in Haarlem tegenkwamen, we hebben genoten

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