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Discover for yourself the historic city of Gouda with its ancient history. Admire the fairytale old City Hall, the famous stained glass windows of the Sint-Janskerk and the atmospheric canals with the cozy terraces. In the summer months, buy a world famous "Gouda Cheese" at the annual cheese market or experience Gouda by candlelight in the winter months.

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  • Town hall of Gouda

    Town hall of Gouda

    The town hall stands in the middle of the Gouda Market. The historic building is the symbol for this special city!

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  • Sint-Jans Church

    Sint-Jans Church

    The church is named after John the Baptist and is world famous for its stained glass windows. It is also the longest church in the Netherlands.

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  • The Cheese Market

    The Cheese Market

    From April to August, the traditional cheese market takes place every Thursday morning. Just like in the past, the farmers and traders do their best for the best cheeses.

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  • VVV Gouda

    VVV Gouda

    Would you like more information about Gouda? Visit the website of the local tourist office to find out more about all the activities in the city.

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