Gouda[62 photos]

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Description

Gouda (069)
Gouda (069)
52° 0′ 41″ N, 4° 42′ 38″ E

Gouda is famous for its cheese and cheese market held on the square around the Stadhuis. The cheese is not made in the city itself but in the surrounding region and gets its name from being traded in Gouda where the city council provided a serious quality control.

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Main Sights

  • St Janskerk: Gothic church from 1485 with stained-glass windows.
  • Stadhuis: Built in 1450 it is one of the oldest Town Hall in the Netherlands.

See also

Netherlands

Amsterdam (4)
Amsterdam (4)

The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located mainly in North-West Europe and with some islands in the Caribbean. Mainland Netherlands borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and… [Read more]