Haren Tourism, Netherlands

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Haren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦaːrə(n)] ; Gronings: Hoaren) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands located in the direct urban area of the City of Groningen. Haren is a typical commuting municipality with many wealthy inhabitants. It lies on the northern part of a ridge of sand called the Hondsrug. It contains one of two dolmens in the province of Groningen (in the village of Noordlaren) and the largest botanical garden of the Netherlands called Hortus Haren. The municipality comprises a wood called Appèlbergen (east of the village of Glimmen) and a lake called Paterswoldsemeer. Haren was officially mentioned for the first time in 1249. On September 21, 2012 riots broke out with vandalism and looting in Haren. This was all because of an accidentally public distributed invitation to a birthday party on the social networking site Facebook. The events were called Project X Haren.More than 5000 people showed up and over 30 people were arrested. The damage amounts to more than a million euros.

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This warm abode of Haren is a delightful place to visit in Netherlands. The nearest major city to Haren is Amsterdam. Attractions in Amsterdam include Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. Also, to reach Haren, you'll have to take a flight to Amsterdam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Haren are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Haren*

  • Pollution Statistics in Haren

    Know the pollution level of Haren before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 21.88 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11.36 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.13 (Low)
  • Haren: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Haren for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Haren.

    • Burglary and Theft 27 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 17 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 11 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 19.57 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 22 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 76 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31 (Low)
  • Living in Haren - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Haren is 200.71 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 77.95 (High)
    • Climate Index 83.99 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 23.93 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.61 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.3 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.02 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 101.3 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Haren

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Haren

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 103.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 106.27 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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