Coordinates: 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.
- 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.