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Alkmaar Cheese Market
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Alkmaar Cheese Market

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Netherlands
Best of: Market
This large 400-year-old cheese market located on the Waagplein ("weighing square") now opens every Friday morning between 10 am and 12:30 pm from the first Friday in April until the first Friday in September. From opening ceremonies to final load, market activities are explained in Dutch, German, English, and Spanish or French (sometimes even Japanese).
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