In the 16th century Willem van Oranje bestowed on Edam the right to hold a Kaasmarkt, which was the town's economic anchor right through...
On the western side of Edam's Kaasmarkt stands the 1778 Kaaswaag, the cheese weigh house, which has a display about the town's chief...
The Edams Museum's furnishings, porcelain and silverware spread over three cramped floors. Its floating cellar is a remarkable pantry...
Edammer Kaaswinkel has a wide variety of cheese as well as a lush adjoining deli.
Grote Kerkstraat 57 · interesting places nearby
Grote Kerk information
The 15th-century Grote Kerk bears witness to the vagaries of Dutch weather. Its 32 dazzling stained-glass windows bearing coats of arms and historical scenes were added after 1602, when the church burnt to a cinder after a lightning strike. Its tower can be climbed for views of the surrounds.