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!