Historical Purmerend: a Journey through Old Markets

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 км
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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Hosted by Bureau Tourisme Laag Holland
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Admire the views of the great rivers
  • Reveal the main craft of the city
  • Learn about the story of the city's foundation
  • Listen to the stories about town's most famous markets
Would you like to learn more about trading cities? Get ready to discover Purmerend, a lovely town in the North of the Netherlands! You will start your tour near the Purmerend Town Hall, a remarkable building dating from 1912. There you will learn how the city became so successful in trading. Be ready to get used to specific names of streets or historical places. It can be hard to pronounce them, but you will be surprised by the rich history of these names. Unbelievable legends will tell you about the foundation of this town. Have you ever heard about the swine market or butter market? Visiting Purmerend will provide you with an opportunity to listen to a few stories about these types of markets. You will visit the place where the prettiest market in Purmerend, the swine market was founded and find out how it was so successful. And at the butter market, you will learn how agriculture became the center of the town’s commercial gravity. Discover the history of the historical city of Purmerend with this tour!

What's included

  • Shops with most unusual souvenirs
  • Local places that are not on the map
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Earphones – please bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Purmerend Town Hall
Peperstraat, 33
The Swine Market
Weeshuissteeg, 2

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
Cancellation policies vary according to activity type. Please check the conditions of your required activity Self-guided audio tour.
Laag Holland is een uniek stukje echt Holland boven het Noordzeekanaal. Hier heb je op veel plekken nog het idee dat de tijd heeft stilgestaan. Het schilderachtige beeld wat veel buitenlanders van Nederland hebben, bestaat echt. In Laag Holland. Hier liggen die rustieke dorpjes...

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