Gouda cheese market

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Gouda cheese market

Did you know that 60% of all Dutch cheese comes from Gouda? This is also the place to visit the traditional cheese market. This historic event lets you witness farmers and traders negotiate prices.

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Did you know that 60% of all Dutch cheese comes from Gouda? This is also the place to visit the traditional cheese market. This historic event lets you witness farmers and traders negotiate prices.

  • See the centuries old cheese traders’ tradition.
  • Try the original Gouda cheese at a ‘High Cheese’.

You will believe that you have gone back in time when you visit the cheese market. Cheese wheels are bought and sold in the traditional manner in front of Gouda’s beautiful old city hall. Farmers and traders ‘clap hands’ to confirm the sale. The cheese market is held every Thursday morning from April through August.

Activities

Gouda offers a broad range of activities featuring cheese in the leading part. You can take a tour on the Cheese Express, watch traditional cheese weighing activities at the Goudse Waag, or try cheese at a High Cheese in the museum garden.

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