Plaza Markt.

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Trainbleu
Brussels, Belgium25,717 contributions
Huge triangular plaza
Mar 2020
Apart from the gothic town hall and the Cheese Weighing House (‘De Waag’, both reviewed elsewhere) there are no important sights on the central plaza of Gouda, simply called ‘Market’ (‘Markt’ in Dutch). Many old houses have clearly been altered and some have particularly ugly shop fronts. We had a quick look at the 19th century façades of the former Hotel De Zalm (now a restaurant) at N. 34 and at the former courthouse and art school (hence the inscription ‘Arti Legi’) at N. 27.

There is little of interest for architecture buffs here. Yet, the overall impression is rather charming and there are lovely views towards St John’s church.
Written 23 June 2020
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headbeeguy
Aberdeen, UK1,118 contributions
Very picturesque
Jan 2020
I visited at New Year when there was an ice rink in the square as well as a market. It was a very pleasant, happy walk around the beautiful plaza.
It is attractively lit and there are many shops around the square all year round as well as a selection of bars, cafes and restaurants.
You kind of can't visit Gouda without seeing this and it is well worth taking the time to make the best of it. I didn't notice anywhere that was a tourist rap or unnecessarily expensive.
A really good experience.
Written 2 April 2020
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Leo v
Gouda, The Netherlands375 contributions
Always a pleasure to walk on Gouda Plaza
Nov 2019
Gouda Plaza with its very old city hall is a pleasure tot walk around. The medieval environment around the city hall and Saint John's church is impressive. On the square you will find many ver nice restaurants and bars. On the plaza itself are often attractive events and in the winter a ice-skating track around the city hall.
Written 18 November 2019
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EurekaJSK
Eureka, CA135 contributions
Great Markt
Oct 2019
This is a great Markt on a Saturday. We took the train from Rotterdam and walked to the Markt - very lively - music, all kinds of food, vegetables, meat, fish, etc. The town is beautiful and totally walk-able. Bought some rolls in one place and cheese in another and had sandwiches. This is a much more pleasant and manageable Markt than the large Rotterdam Market which we also did in the Afternoon.
Written 26 October 2019
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Jo F
30 contributions
Beautiful
Jul 2019 • Couples
A lovely place to visit with a true feel of Holland. The sights are spectacular and there are some great shops which was a bonus!
Written 30 July 2019
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Mathon W
4 contributions
Nice Bars and Restaurants
Jul 2019 • Friends
This week visited Swing for a dance, very nice and La Olivia was very tasty Mediterranean food! Gouda has it. This weekend Beach Party!!!
Written 2 July 2019
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vanderschouw48
Laren, The Netherlands41 contributions
Old hanging balance of the cheese market
May 2019 • Couples
Sadly enough there is too much commerce inside this also 15th century building, where in the old days the cheese( round Balls or flat , round cheeses, approx. 20 kilos) were examend and weighed. Nowadays you can find a souvenirshop, and the touristinformation.
Written 19 June 2019
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Scrappywalker
Cardiff, UK714 contributions
Great square
Jun 2019 • Friends
Beautiful town square a town hall in the middle and a huge church nearby. Lots of shops and restaurants surrounding it with outside seating both covered and uncovered and if a bit cold then most have heaters. Lots of little side roads leading off the square with quaint shops and coffee shops. A must visit place.
Written 16 June 2019
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masoares
Rio de Janeiro, RJ598 contributions
If feels like Middle Age
Jul 2018 • Family
Walking around that Plaza is like going back into several centuries in Europe. This is pretty much like it used to be in the Middle Age. Only historic buildings around, and only a few cars going by. Really nice!
Written 16 June 2019
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LeonardH2017a
Gouda, The Netherlands5 contributions
Beautiful centre
May 2019 • Family
The market in Gouda is the beautiful centre of the city. Alongside are old buildings, in which are several nice cafes and restaurants. At the middle of the marker stand the former fifteenth century Town Hall. Other highlight is the former cheesemarket, de Waag
Written 8 May 2019
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