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Quaint and Gorgeous!

I was only there for a short time, but the small village is quaint and beautiful! Walk around and soak in the gorgeous gardens of the villagers and don't miss The Clog... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was only there for a short time, but the small village is quaint and beautiful! Walk around and soak in the gorgeous gardens of the villagers and don't miss The Clog Experience. I wish I had more time to spend exploring!

Thank NatureloverMA
Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very touristy, but typical for the "old" Holland. Very charming wooden houses, nice place to walk around in. Be prepared to pay for everything you want to do: park, go to the restroom etc. People aren't very friendly on a busy day. I had mixen feelings about this place. As a native in the Netherlands I've always wanted to visit... More 

Thank valinholland
Northop, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful, tranquil place this is. Wonderful to wander along the quayside and through the village. It was pleasant to get away from the hustle and bustle if Amsterdam and see the real Netherlands. Can highly recommend a visit to this lovely town.

Thank Judith H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice part of the day, visited clog shop for demonstration and then ferry across to volendam. Entertaining guy brought the clog making to life, nice quaint place.

Thank slimdave
San Diego, California
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Marken, you get to see how they make the wooden shoes that are so closely associated with Holland. It's a charming, beautiful little town that is worth a visit.

Thank Sondra S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fine and charming old village along the lake. Famous for a ferry connection to Volendam, another old Dutch village. Love the serene and antique ambiance especially the old Dutch houses. The old-fishing village exudes tranquility of the past. One can walk along the lake's dunes relaxingly especially on a fine, sunny day as today. Quaint restaurants abound the haven... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Marken is a little gem in the Netherlands, the little town is very charming. It has a beautiful pier with some traditional Dutch houses facing the sea. It is a nice place to spend some time, it is a small place so half day will do. It has some restaurants and bars, it has also some food trucks selling hering,... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

It is a magnificent example of local architecture,equally peaceful and pretty. The seafront view is very impressive.

Thank dr s
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

It's famous with their wooden shoe, thou was raining , cold and windy but I made the best out of it. Summer is great as they have beautiful restaurants around the seaport

Thank Sahel G
Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This was part of a full day visit to Marken, Volendam and windmills. The town is lovely, little houses, very quiet and peaceful, some waterfront souvenir shops, really beautiful.

Thank Patricia H

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