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Language: Dutch
Currency: Euro (EUR)

Information about Gouda

This ancient Dutch village is situated in the western Netherlands, in an area of marshlands along the banks of the Gouwe River. The Van der Goude family built a fortress on the harbor here during the Middle Ages and a settlement grew up around their castle. 

With only about 75,000 inhabitants, Gouda is a small but important city in the Netherlands. It is world renowned for its famous Gouda cheese, which is made in the surrounding area and traded in the traditional Dutch cheese market on Thursdays in the old town center. Gouda is also known for producing candles, smoking pipes and beer.

Notable sights in Gouda include the Gothic 15th century Town Hall, one of the oldest in the Netherlands. Visitors also enjoy seeing the Waag (cheese weigh house), and St. Jans Kerk, which is famous for its stained glass windows and for being the longest church in the Netherlands.

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Private Guide in Gouda - Remco

(Member Since 2009) Languages: English, German, Dutch

Discover the inland of Holland by hiring me as your private guide in Amsterdam, translator and driver. I know very many facts and figures concerning different historical and modern buildings/happenings and...

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