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Goes marina with the historic buildings
Goes marina with the historic buildings
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The shopping heart of the Dutch province of Zeeland can be found in Goes. There are nice boutique shops, but you will also find the larger chain stores. For old crafts, you should go to the Craft Centre.

  • Shop in the best shops.
  • Take a break on one of the terraces on the Grote Markt.
  • Stroll along the many national monuments.
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4461HZ Goes

Shopping city Goes

Goes is known as an excellent place for shopping. Most shops are located directly behind the Grote Markt. Twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays, you can visit the weekly market in Goes with various stalls. Many of the shops are located in historic buildings and are therefore also worth a visit from the outside.

Medieval harbour

Did you know that the quay walls of the city harbour are listed buildings? The names of the quays still remind us of the merchandise that arrived here: Turf quay, Beer quay. Nowadays, the harbour only serves as a mooring place for pleasure boats.

Old crafts

Would you like to know more about the old crafts of the region? You can take a look behind the scenes of a potter, clog maker and ironsmith in the Craft Centre Artisanal confectionery is available in the candy shop. Children can fill and weigh their own bags of sweets here. The indoor centre is ideal during both good and bad weather.


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