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Guirelande supendue dans les rues de Gouda Façade latérale de Stadhuis Gouda Un moulin le long de Hollandsche Ijssel
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This town is both peaceful and full of resources and owes its fame to its cheeses, pipes, candles, pottery and ceramics. Brewing and trade made Gouda very rich in the 15C. After a century of decline (16C), the town rose to prominence again in the 17C as a result of the cheese trade and the manufacture of pipes. Gouda is the birthplace of Cornelis de Houtman (16C), founder of the first Dutch trading post in the East Indies.

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Tourist attractions Gouda : Things to see and do

  • The Het Catharina Gasthuis Museum Interesting

    Achter de Kerk 14 NL - 2806 Gouda

    This museum contains paintings (Jan Toorop, the Golden Age, the Barbizon and La Haye schools) and objects (intruments of torture, toys) illustrating the history of the city and its hospice. The bas-relief on the entry gate (Lazaruspoortje, 1609) repr..

  • Gouda Town Hall Interesting

    Markt NL - 2806 AA Gouda

    This south-facing Gothic structure from the 15 C has a heavily decorated sandstone facade flanked by turrets and topped by a gable with a balcony. The steps in front of it (1603) are in the style of the Renaissance. The carillon is located on the eas..

  • The magnificent stained glass windows (16-17 C) of the Church of St. John are worthy of renown. Founded in the 13 C, the church was rebuilt after fires (1361, 1438 and 1552) and enlarged each time: this is the longest church in the country (123 m). T..

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Hotels Gouda

  • Campanile Hotel & Restaurant Gouda

    Kampenringweg 39-41 NL - 2803 PE Gouda

    Campanile Hotel & Restaurant Gouda is situated near the A12 and A20 motorways. The hotel is situated 11.2 km from the city centre and Rotterdam Airport. Benefit from free Wi-Fi access in the entire hotel. The hotel rooms are well kept and have a pri..

  • Best Western Plus City Hotel Gouda

    Hoge Gouwe 201 NL - 2801 LE Gouda

    This modern hotel in the centre of Gouda offers rooms with flat-screen TV, only 550 metres from the Markt. Best Western Plus City is situated next to the Gouwe River and includes free Wi-Fi, a cosy bar and a parking garage. Gouda Railway Station is ..

  • Logement de Keizerskroon

    Keizerstraat 31 NL - 2801 NJ Gouda

    Located in an Old Dutch house, this small hotel offers accommodation in the historical centre of Gouda. It features free Wi-Fi. Each room has a flat-screen TV and a work desk. Most of Hotel de Keizerskroon’s rooms come equipped with a private bathro..

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