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  1. Netherlands
  2. South Holland
  3. Gouda
  4. De Goudse Waag

Gouda: 2-Hour Monument Walking Tour

Product ID: 16835
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Explore the town in 2 hours, passing historical monuments such as the St. John Church and City Hall, and hidden gems such as the garden of the Gouda Museum. After the tour relax in a bakery with coffee and the local specialty “Stroopwafel”.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Dutch, English, German
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • See firsthand how Gouda's famous syrupwaffles are made
  • Walk by and learn the history of many monuments, such as the city hall and cheese weighing house
  • Visit Saint John's Church – the longest in the Netherlands – and see its stained glass windows
Full description
Your morning or afternoon in Gouda will start at your hotel or if you travel to Gouda from elsewhere at the train station. Set off in a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town.

The main square of the city is called Market. In the middle of the fan shaped square you will find the city hall. This building was constructed after the great cityfire in 1450 and is one of the oldest townhalls in the Netherlands. At the side of the building there is a carillion with a puppet performance about the cityrights granted to Gouda in 1272. Also at the square you will encounter the 17th century constructed weighing house. In this weighing house the famous Gouda Cheese was weighed for many centuries. Nowadays in the summertime (April – August) every Thursday morning a cheesemarket takes place in Gouda.

South of the square you will see the famous Saint John church. This church is the longest church of the Netherlands, measuring 123 meters. The church is best known for its beautiful stained glass windows.

One of the many highlights during your visit to Gouda will be the hidden gem of the Gouda museum, its amazing garden with many sculptures.

After the tour enjoy your ultimate treat: the local specialty “Stroopwafel”, a thin waffle filled with syrup.
Includes
  • Private tour in chosen language
  • Experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly guide
  • Syrup waffle and coffee
  • All local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks not mentioned in inclusions
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of GWK Travelex at the Gouda train station of Gouda (Stationsplein 11, Gouda). Your guide will be waiting, holding a sign with your name on it.

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Important information
Know before you go
• A moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour
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Product ID: 16835