What to Do and See in Gouda City, the Netherlands

What to Do and See in Gouda City, the Netherlands, Gouda, Netherlands (B)

Gouda is a typical historic Dutch city located in the province of South Holland. Similarly to Amsterdam, it has pretty canals and breath-taking narrow streets, but it is mostly known for its best cheese and stroopwafles (Dutch syrup waffles).

If you are planning to visit Holland, you should definitely add Gouda city to your travel list along with Zuiderzee Museum and Zaanse Schans. 

It’s a great base to explore the rest of the country due to Holland’s great rail and highway connections.

One of the most characteristic things about the city is its monumental architecture from 15th century, cozy cheese markets and the fact the city is very peaceful and welcoming.

It can be easily reached by train from Amsterdam in 47 minutes and the train ticket costs approximately 9 euros. Once you get there, there are many things you can see and do in just one afternoon.

Definitely a must-see. It is the longest church in Holland with huge and colorful stained glass windows depicting different scenes from the Bible. It’s a beautiful place where you can relax, pray and admire its architecture. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to Do and See in Gouda City, the Netherlands
Guide Location: Netherlands » Gouda
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Cezary Krol
Read it on Author's Website: http://etramping.com/what-to-do-and-see-in-gouda-city/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Church of St. John
  • Gouda Kaasmarkt
  • Plaza Markt
  • City Hall
  • Gouda Cheese Museum