Historical trail along old markets in Purmerend. By obtaining 'market rights' the city of Purmerend was able to grow as a centre of trade and industry. The 'market city' attracted many farmers, merchants and buyers ‘from outside’ and the markets were therefore of great economic importance to Purmerend and its 'Purmerenders'. This interactive tour takes you past the special spots and markets. Experience for yourself the important role the markets played for Purmerend! This trail is about 1.9 km long.