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Amsterdam Edam Information
(Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands NL)
Attractions nearby Amsterdam, North Holland Netherlands NL
15 km / 9 miles north of Amsterdam
Edam is located in the Polder area adjoining the Ijselmeer, and was founded in the 12th century. This picturesque little town is famous throughout the world for its distinctive red- and yellow-skinned cheeses.
The town of Edam features numerous historic buildings, and the stained-glass windows of the Grote Kerk are amongst the finest in The Netherlands.
The Edam Museum is located in a 16th-century merchant's house.
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