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Gouda kaasmarkt

Markt, Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 182 589 110
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Born in Gouda. Left @ age 12. Remains basis of my I.D.!

Trust me, travelers! My 'city of birth' has CHARACTER! Sadly, my Opa's 'café' ("pub") is no longer... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sydney, Australia
Gouda market

Went on a day that the cheese market was closed but a old wares and memorabilia was on sale. Lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ron d
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Markt, Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 182 589 110
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Trust me, travelers! My 'city of birth' has CHARACTER! Sadly, my Opa's 'café' ("pub") is no longer a "local" but there are others, just as good. Personally, I enjoyed a drink, sitting in the sun, with a view of our beloved, former town hall (where...More

Thank joopmul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a day that the cheese market was closed but a old wares and memorabilia was on sale. Lots to see to bring back memories. Great atmosphere with historic architecture and canals. Great for family to learn and explore

Thank ron d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the tourist information center Wednesday night and were advised to get to the market by 9:30 Thursday. Online I read it started at 10:00, so I was happy I decided to stop and ask. We arrived at about 9:15 and already there...More

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At arrive we stumbled upon a man with a microphone (with a cheese cap) in a yellow suit, amidst some fake cheese farmers and tradesman, putting up a show in front of a microphone. You can weigh yourself on a historic scale, which costs you...More

Thank StefanBraem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to wander round and find specialist shops with great quality items. Also little side streets with canals a lovely architecture. I will go again

Thank Annabelweldon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gouda's central square comes alive on Thursday with the cheese market. There are people dressed in traditional costume with horse drawn carts and piles of rounds of Dutch cheese. You can watch traditional folk dances, explore the town hall, witness the large cuckoo clock's pantomime,...More

2  Thank loubelle64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A large square with some nice old buildings, guess it is nicer on market day. Many restaurants on the edge of the square.

1  Thank nickyw61
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Because this is cheese (and other food / clothing / clogs) market day and the square is buzzing. Large cheese rounds on pallets to be sold with quite a few persons on modern national "Dutch Costume"

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed May 10, 2017

please visit - it's all about the history of Gouda. Beautiful historical building on the main square.

Thank ohhoney
Reviewed May 10, 2017

We visited the Cheese museum in Gouda, just for fun really. But I can honestly say that the gentlemen providing the description on how cheese is made was excellent. There is an instruction video that is playing over and over again, his descriptions really bought...More

2  Thank John H
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How do we get there using public transportation from Hoofddorp i.e. which train ,what changes, how long a trip, how much time(1/2 day or entire day) and are trains crowded on Thursday during the summer? THANKS
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.