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Gouda in the light of the candles

Gouda in the light of the candles

Gouda and Amsterdam offer two traditional and very tempting proposals to us to enjoy the period of Christmas in Holland. Like every year, the most wonderful attractions for tourists and also for the premises are preparation for this occasion, that enjoy the magic of the celebrations the same.

Between the 19 and the 28 of December, Gouda in the light of the candles - or Gouda bij Kaarslicht- is an inescapable event of every year. Between the 5,30 and 23 hours, the place of the market in the heart of the city ignites in the light of the candles.

The facade of the city council, a charming gothic style, and the other buildings that surround the place, is accompanied of the highest Christmas trees, scenery with thousand colors, that are illuminated in the heat of for the occasion and in front of the eyes of the contenders.

In Amsterdam, day 25 of December, also a imperdible annual event takes place. In the Concertgebouw a special concert is offered, that this year will be directed by already consecrated Mariss Jansons, and will count on the presence of the young mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca.

It will take place of magician and world-wide famous Concergebouw, constructed in 1888 in the outskirts of the Dutch capital within the framework. Surrounded by extensive fields, its majestic structure invites to visits those who it to move to a different dimension, where reign the nature, the beauty and the art.

Especially decorated for Christmas, it offers in addition an unforgettable postcard to Amsterdam. In their interior, both audiences well are known by their excellent acoustics, that even was improved during the last spare parts realized recently.

Practical information on the Concertgebouw

  • Address: 2-6 Concertgebouwplein 1071 LN
  • How to arrive: in street car, lines 2, 3, 5, 12,16; in bus, lines 63, 145, 147 and 170.
  • For alojarte you do not stop reviewing the options of hotels in Amsterdam.

Photo Via: Go Amsterdam

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