The cheeses of Edam have been traded from this little town to all the corners of the earth for centuries. Situated on a picturesque canal in Edam, behind a row of historical façades, lie the 18the century cheese warehouses.
Highlights of Edam
Edam may be a small town, it has several monumental houses, bridges, squares, warehouses and churches. However the most important highlight is the Edam Cheese Market, which attracts thousands of visitors each year. Cheese is traded here every Wednesday morning in July and August, between 10.30 a.m. and 12.30 p.m.
Edam has a long history with cheese. The cheese market and the handful of remaining cheese warehouses keep the memory of this fragrant and colorful history alive. Visit the Edam Cheese Market and have a taste of this fine product.
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