Things to do in Edam

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  • erik514
    Vancouver, Canada50 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lots of fun and very entertaining. Very busy and at times difficult to see. Go early especially if you need to park your car.
    Written 16 August 2023
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  • ldgp14
    Walsall, UK3,248 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Kwakelbrug is a lovely bridge in the old town of Edam, the canals and buildings in this area are beautiful and it was the perfect setting for a stroll in the sun.
    Written 14 April 2024
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  • marymary27
    Scarborough, UK891 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The old house contains the only cellar with floating floor open to the public. A unique experience, the floor is suspended by rope from the ceiling. You can see the water below if you peer down the side, and feel the floor wobbling.The other rooms are interesting too, and show how the house would have been furnished etc. Admission includes entry to the larger museum building across the square, which has ornate plasterwork. When we visited there was an exhibition of drawings and paintings, I think by a local artist.
    Written 17 April 2024
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  • Falien Takiano
    Delft, The Netherlands234 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful old renovated fort.
    Part of the "Stelling van Amsterdam"
    Some parts are still from the time of the fort, and the volunteers can explain anything pretty good (we had a dutch guide)
    It's only open on wednesdays and some sundays.
    But it's defo worth a visit.
    Written 10 August 2022
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  • Climb14ers
    Colorado Springs, CO1,661 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were hoping to spend some time in the church. The tourist information office told us is closed at 5 but they kicked us out at 4. The church is pretty spare inside but has some interesting features.
    Written 23 October 2019
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  • Hendrik_NL
    Vlaardingen, The Netherlands7,806 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    When approaching the charming village of Edam, you can see the characteristic bell tower, the "Speeltoren", attached to what is left of the partly demolished "Kleine Kerk", (Small Church). This bell tower was built in the 16th century. Characteristic are the bells hung at the outside of the tower. These specific bells were mounted a century ago.
    Written 23 October 2022
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  • Solodam J
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands34,940 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just after crossing the "Kwakel" bridge, we saw this shipyard. Unfortunately it was already closed though it was not 04.00 pm yet. Or it's closed due to the pandemic?.
    Written 25 August 2021
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  • WWW-Wanderlust
    Belgium1,207 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Edam, well known for its Edammer Cheese, is a beautiful small town close to Volendam and Marken and worth a visit.

    he name Edam originates from a dam on the little river E or IJe where the first settlement was located and which was therefore called IJedam. Count Willem V of Holland granted Edam rights as a borough in 1357.
    Written 4 January 2021
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  • Yvonne C
    Rancho Mirage, CA706 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our visit to this cheese shop included a free tour of the cheese factory and a demonstration on the making of wooden shoes. I'm not sure how you arrange that tour, since ours was part of a group package, but I would certainly ask in the shop, as it was really fun. Any visit to Edam should include this experience. After the tour, there is cheese tasting and a great cheese and souvenir shop. Allow about 1 1/2 hours.
    Written 11 November 2018
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