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Jul 5, 2018
“Yet another cheese shop!”
Jun 5, 2018
“Not to miss (for cheese fans!)”
In earlier days Edam cheeses were weighed at the Kaaswaag, in the historical heart of Edam. A visit to the Kaaswaag weighing house and the summer cheese market will take you back to the origin of the world-renowned round cheeses. The Kaaswaag has a...more
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Jan Nieuwenhuyzenplein 5, 1135 WT Edam, The Netherlands
+31 6 83973168
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

As you might gather from the title of my review, you can get cheesed off (literally) with the countless cheese shops and museums that are everywhere in Holland. To give this one its due however, it is in Edam,and it is situated in the Cheese...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank johnhouston2
Dianne P, Marketing Manager at Kaaswaag Edam, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Dear John, Thank you for your review. I hope you noticed the little museum that is in the Kaas Waag. We try to be more then yet another cheese shop. We hope to educate people on how cheese is made and to let them taste...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018

Worth to visit, if you haven not tried enough cheese yet! There is a small museum/shop, and you can taste some of the products, even if you do not intend to buy.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ana_L_23
Reviewed May 12, 2018

The Henri Willig shop offers an amazing selection of Edam cheeses in many different guises so well worth a visit iof you are a cheeseaholic

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Sadly,the day we visited,there were no cheese market.There is a small shop inside and also a small display with cheese making equipment

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BernardSanetd
Reviewed April 21, 2017

The term "De Kaaswaag" loosely translates at the "the cheese scale" and refers to the weigh station at the main square in Edam, the Jan van Niewenhuisen Square - Jan Nieuwenhuyzenplein - just off the River Ije or E (hence the name "Edam" from the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ImmerWandern
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