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Stunning!

You cannot miss it if you go to Gouda as it stands in the middle of the Markt. Constructed in 1448... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
CuriousTraveler007
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Townhall with Amazing Architecture!

Only saw the exterior of this impressive town hall in the city of Gouda. (Town famous for its... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
JohnvanHoudt
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The city hall of Gouda was completed in 1450 and is the oldest gothic city hall in the Netherlands.
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Markt 1, 2801 JG Gouda, The Netherlands
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+31 88 000 1505
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Of course I have special feelings about this building! My parents sat in the chairs there to be married. I attended the ceremony when my aunt was married there. I stood outside 10 years after WWII finished, as a schoolboy with fellow classmates to hear...More

4  Thank Ozcloggie
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

This city-hall is very historic and for most tourist it's something really special. But there are more of these city-halls and it's unused for the reason that the council changed the location since they needed more space. Nice for some pictures and around it there...More

2  Thank soehail
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

You cannot miss it if you go to Gouda as it stands in the middle of the Markt. Constructed in 1448, the town hall is one of the oldest in the Netherlands and has a delightful Gothic style. It seems you can visit the interior...More

Thank CuriousTraveler007
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Only saw the exterior of this impressive town hall in the city of Gouda. (Town famous for its delicious cheese). Stunning architecture!

Thank JohnvanHoudt
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The stadhuis makes a stunning centrepiece for a breathtakingly adorable town. The bells that play every half hour are a beautifully welcomed sound when walking through the square.

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The square are is really great, nice restaurants, stores and all sorts of things to do! The cheese market is really nice and not that big, so you may enjoy the experience really close to the action!

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Stop the hustle and busy life. Enjoy walking around this lovely building. Look up and all around you. Enjoy living and being in this moment. This building is an architectural delight to your eyes, and if you like cheese, look across the square to the...More

Thank Beverly C
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Although I live quite close I had never visited Gouda and the small city is actually nice and merits a few hours to wander around in

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

One of The most beautifull cityhalls in Europe. Gouda can be proud one this building. Gouda is also a verry Nice Town.

Thank JanLinksGroningen
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Unique cityhall in the middle of the quiet town of Gouda actually. Its great to combine it with shopping or crash out for a drink at one of the terrasces. Also obviously a very tourist-spot, with lots of people making pictures. A tip as an...More

Thank soehail
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

A wonderful building that has a terrace which overlooks the Thursday cheese market hosted on the square. A wonderful vantage point.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The City hall of gouda is famous for its grand and gothic looks. It is from the 15th century and the only gothic city hall in the Netherlands, located in the middle of the town square with lots of Cafes around it. Every hour or...More

Thank Chitra28
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Response from OvdS | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Stadhuis is open to tourists Monday to Friday from 9:00 - 17:30. I do not remember the entrance fee but it was low, a few Euro at the most.
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iahawkfan93
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Response from joopmul | Reviewed this property |
Church??? There IS the St John's Church. ( St Jan), close to the market square with its famous former town hall ( where my parents were married, in 1941 and my birth was registered in 1943 and my parents' plans to migrate to... More
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