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Stadhuis (City Hall)

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Address: Markt 1, 2801 JG Gouda, The Netherlands
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+31 88 000 1505
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The city hall of Gouda was completed in 1450 and is the oldest gothic city...

The city hall of Gouda was completed in 1450 and is the oldest gothic city hall in the Netherlands.

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Democracy as the centre

The town hall of Gouda is in the Centre of the market square and thus the bulleye on the map. It expresses democracy as the centre value and has other institutions surrounding it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 January 2017
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

The town hall of Gouda is in the Centre of the market square and thus the bulleye on the map. It expresses democracy as the centre value and has other institutions surrounding it. Next to that the late Gothic architecture is a marvel...

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Really interesting looking building. We visited on New Year's Day when the whole square was quite dead, except for the clean up trucks removing the debris from the previous night's fireworks. Thus great opportunity to view the building. Lovely central building within the square.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

A beautiful example of Dutch architecture is the city hall in Gouda. It's certainly picturesque in its setting in Gouda square. It's a nice photo op.

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

in the middle of the centre square a building with can bound you for hours. outside and inside, both

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italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

In this wide square this small little building appears like it was made with lego! Loved all the details including the very heavy door

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Beautiful Building, inside and out used to be the old town hall at Gouda, fabulous venue for a wedding or other special occasion, not suitable for disabled people access not suitable.

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Breukelen Ut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is THE real Gouda landmark if there is one place you would mention about this city. The numerous red and white shutters are very characteristic as is the stairs like facade. Worth a visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We appreciated the carillon and moving puppet show on the side wall. An impressive building in a lovely town square.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Centrally located in the market area of Gouda this is a short but interesting visit. Beautifully restored this City Hall is still used as a function and conference venue. Historic elegance meets modern day usefulness. Exceptional value for money.

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Neutral Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Fascinating and beautiful building, be sure to see the King come out when the bells chime every half hour...looks like a regal cuckoo clock! Inside is worth a look, very splendid public rooms and worth alook for the modest cost of 2.50 euros.

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