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Gouda Cheese Market

Markt 35, 2801 JK Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 182 589 110
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A nice traditional experience

Went to this cheese market on a Thursday morning - it starts at 10 but I was a little bit late as I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Helen T
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London, United Kingdom
Gouda, a visit to remember

Gouda Netherlands Cheese name after this quaint little town Every Thursday, there is a Cheese... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
prakashsanz
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“cheese market” (40 reviews)
“fun to watch” (5 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Markt 35, 2801 JK Gouda, The Netherlands
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+31 182 589 110
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to this cheese market on a Thursday morning - it starts at 10 but I was a little bit late as I got lost on my bike so I missed them bringing the cheeses out. There was a large crowd but I still managed...More

1  Thank Helen T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gouda Netherlands Cheese name after this quaint little town Every Thursday, there is a Cheese Market in the main square. With ofcourse a lot of fun and frolic. The traditional cheese market takes place every Thursday morning from 10 to 12.30 hours, during the period...More

Thank prakashsanz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cheese market dates back hundreds of years, but what you see today is a reenactment. STILL WORTH IT! The buyers and the farmers "debate" price, they share interesting cheese facts with the crowd, and offer great picture opportunities. The atmosphere is a lot of...More

Thank Kim H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you visit Gouda, you have to come in summer on a thursday. On de central market there is every week a cheesemarket. Very nice to see how the cheese is sold to the shoppes from the farm.

2  Thank Yvonne v
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

This excursion is worth leaving Amsterdam! We hopped on the train, had a relaxing train ride through the country and 50 minutes later, we were in Gouda! We walked about 6 minutes to the town hall where the cheese market and bidding is reenacted. There...More

1  Thank kwilger
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

We arrived in Amsterdam and drove about 45 minutes from the airport to Gouda. It was market day and none like we had ever experienced before The square was filled with stacks of gouda cheese!!!! It was awesome!!!! They were bidding for cheese and it...More

Thank rjobu
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Cheese market fun for oversea visitors, but please check dates, begins April to think end of August. Nice with good weather.

Thank samantharutgers
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited Gouda on a Thursday to experience the cheese market. Quite a lot of cheese being displayed and sold. I thought that some of the vendors had some steep pricing on their goods. Nonetheless n good experience and some very good cheese.

Thank 879martinp
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

We happened to be there for the Easter breakfast on Easter Monday. The local residents were enjoying cheese and bread refreshments and asked us to join them. It seemed that the churches provided the food and made us extremely welcome. No payment was accepted. The...More

Thank Sue19402014
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Every Thursday from 10:00 to about 12:00 they host an authentic cheese market on the square surrounded by stalls with just about everything. From great fresh bakes to traditional treats and clothing items. It does get very very busy before 12:00 so be sure to...More

1  Thank mcp19752014
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Eric1940
April 22, 2016|
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Response from tonyzed | Reviewed this property |
Sorry forgot to answer - no changes from Amsterdam, and train not crowded.
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halleva
June 14, 2015|
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Response from 879martinp |
The Cheese market is only open on Thursday mornings till about 3pm.
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