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Stadhuis (City Hall)

Markt 1, 2801 JG Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 88 000 1505
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Beautiful Cityhall

Unique cityhall, placed at the center of the square. After visiting the building, you can crash on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gouda, The Netherlands
via mobile

Take a walk around the city hall and you'll be amazed by its architecture. The square where it's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul L
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The city hall of Gouda was completed in 1450 and is the oldest gothic city hall in the Netherlands.
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Markt 1, 2801 JG Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 88 000 1505
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique cityhall, placed at the center of the square. After visiting the building, you can crash on a terrace and enjoy tje surrounding!

Thank Pietervhnl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a walk around the city hall and you'll be amazed by its architecture. The square where it's located is nice to visit too.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Recently we’ve had an allday business meeting in the city hall of Gouda. It being a wonderfull, well kept and clean building, it was easy to entertain us with different workshops in different rooms. The catering was great and the personel very friendly. Gouda is...More

Thank Menno007
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It's beautiful outside and inside. You have to pay 2,50 euros to visit it, but it's worth. The town hall rooms and the old prison under it.

Thank Montse A
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This place is so nice to walk around, restaurants all over the area, coffee shops too. Advise - all the front restaurants herw are pricy so better check the nearby restaurants hiding in the city, we find a chinese to go resto a like which...More

Thank Cleodyfrancisco
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice building. Great architectures. On my vistlit, the area around it was full of local market selling local products (cheese, fresh vege, etc)

Thank 277,123,321
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Gouda's city hall stands tall and proud in the middle of the market square. It's even bigger than I remembered. Last time I visited Gouda must have been some 50 years ago. It has colourful red and white shutters. Have a look. At the time...More

Thank Tanja S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The town hall of Gouda is a beautiful monument, is something you can't miss when visiting this town.

Thank ShavyB
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The city hall is in the heart of Goudas market area. When we first arrived it was surrounded by the Wednesday markets. But by 6 o'clock they had packed up and we were able to see the whole building. It's nice to walk all around...More

Thank Leeanne G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

OF COURSE, I was pleased to show my Sydney, Australia-born, son and daughter around and we were NOT disappointed!!

Thank joopmul
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25 February 2016|
Response from OvdS | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Stadhuis is open to tourists Monday to Friday from 9:00 - 17:30. I do not remember the entrance fee but it was low, a few Euro at the most.
8 January 2015|
Response from joopmul | Reviewed this property |
Church??? There IS the St John's Church. ( St Jan), close to the market square with its famous former town hall ( where my parents were married, in 1941 and my birth was registered in 1943 and my parents' plans to migrate to... More