Cheese Market Alkmaar. World Famous Event.
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All over the Netherlands there are cheese markets, but the most famous one you will find in the cozy city of Alkmaar, only about 40 kilometers from Amsterdam. Alkmaar has an attractive historical center with beautiful canals and old facades. Enjoy pleasant shopping streets. Small picturesque streets lead to cozy restaurants, bars and sunny terraces. The cheese market is an entertaining spectacle that attracts a large audience. See how cheese carriers with their typical dribble bring barrows with 150 kilos of cheese to the 'Waag'.