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Address: Plaza Markt., Gouda, The Netherlands
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Cheese Market in Gouda

Every Thursday they have Cheese Market in the summer time with activities for children as well as for adults. It was great to see all the cheese making and farmers must do when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
HeidiPap
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every Thursday they have Cheese Market in the summer time with activities for children as well as for adults. It was great to see all the cheese making and farmers must do when visiting Gouda.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every Thursday a cheese market , you can see how , for hundred years the same, cheese is sold and bought. Every Wednesday a bric a brac market , very special events you can watch sitting on a nice terrace.

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Thank Henk L
Osoyoos, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Gouda has an old centre with cannels and old houses In middle is a beautiful square with the old city hall there is the market on tuesday

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Thank Edward B
Province of Alicante, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The market square is a nice are to drink in the sights and atmosphere of Gouda. by the way, it's pronounced something like khowda. Try making the guttural sound in the back of your throat.

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Thank Gehrig S
The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Sitting in this beautiful old square and sipping wine, just watching the pedestrians and cyclist go by is so nostalgic and peaceful. What a stunning ambience.

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Thank Anne C
Northern Cal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Gouda's Market Plaza is a beautiful old Europen town center, arranged around its 16th century stadhuis, with the formidable St. Jans cathedral which towers over the South end. The square is surrounded by modest shops and comfortable places to eat, and the quaint streets which spiral outward are nice for strolling to the the park or museum or just to... More 

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Thank SonomaTrekker
Gouda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Very unique historical city center. The Plaza is beautiful and during the summer lively with activities. Nice place to sit in the sun as well...

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Thank Pietervhnl
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I mentioned this before in other reviews , after I saw the movie If it's Tuesday it must be Belguim , it featured the cheese market, so I just had to visit the cheese market it was great. The only downer was I reserved a room and sent money to the Groeneweg Bed and Breakfast I sent the money for... More 

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Thank Jay H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a picture book Dutch city.. lovely buildings, waterways and a fantastic market square with loads going on and loads of places to eat and drink. A really chilled out place for anyone.

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Thank David E
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Super neat. I loved Gouda. I'd go back anytime. Learned a lot just walking around, even some locals stopped to teach us some history.

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Thank Heather R

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