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Address: 2961 AT Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 78 691 2830
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage site is a unique icon of Dutch water...

The Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage site is a unique icon of Dutch water management and control. All the phases of the history of our struggle against water are still visible here. The unique collection of 19 mills in an authentic Dutch landscape is an eye catcher. Museum windmill Nederwaard shows how families lived and worked in our mills around 1900. And in Museum windmill Blokweer you can experience working as a miller. View our multi-screen film in the Visitors Centre, located in the former steam-driven pumping station. Get on board of our electric vessel, the Prince Friso, and view Kinderdijk from the water. Feel the wind, smell the water and listen to the sound of the windmills. The Kinderdijk World Heritage site is open almost the entire year!

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This is a short way out of Amsterdam, A row of beautiful winmills usually working, producing linseed oil, sawing wood, grinding spices and paint colours. Also dutch village... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a short way out of Amsterdam, A row of beautiful winmills usually working, producing linseed oil, sawing wood, grinding spices and paint colours. Also dutch village atmosphere and a good restaurant.

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Kinderdijk Mill... U, Front Office Manager at The Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliment! All the nineteen mills in World Herritge Kinderdijk are part of a water management system The mills don't produce linseed oil, don't sawing wood. also don't grinding spices and paint colours. We will advise visitors to watch the multi screen movie in our visitor center Wisboom pumping station, our book a guide: info@kinderdijk.nl More 

Bethalto, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kinderdijk is known for its remarkably preserved 18th century windmills. This group of mills is the largest concentration of old windmills in the Netherlands. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is a walking path along the canal. You can also choose a boat ride to view the windmills. The boat ride gave you a different perspective. .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These are the last few windmills in the Netherlands. Walking the path to the exhibit was scenically beautiful and the technical aspects of water control amazingly instructive. Pick a sunny day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must-see if you're in the Netherlands. I will never forget the foggy morning we arrived and the sight of more and more beautiful windmills appearing as the fog slowly lifted. Make sure you do the boat ride. It's a lovely way to see the network. Especially as most visitors give up after walking to a few of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here several times and loved it! It's a fabulous stroll, shops etc...very well upkept! There are no steps involved and for the most part, it's all flat ground so for those who have a difficulty walking, this would be a fabulous place to go. I'd say it's wheelchair accessible as well. We love this place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A place unique in the world, coming out right from a fairytale. Windmills are many and amazing, the whole of them is impressive and the canals make everything even more magical. For those coming with a car I advised the 5 euros guarded parking. I will come again for sure.

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Werelderfgoed K, Front Office Manager at The Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout, responded to this review

With your parking ticket you can get a free cup of coffee at our souvenirshops More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are passing by, you should make the stop ! The area and its windmills is quiet and peacefull, really nice place to see in the Netherlands. We have bought ticket to visit 2 of the windmills, this was interesting to understand how familles were living inside them. You can also buy tickets to visit the area by boats... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

If you're going to be in the Rotterdam area, then consider swinging by Kinderdijk to check out the rows of old windmills. A quintessential dutch experience. This is a low key attraction, and a bit out of the way. Parking is somewhat limited and costs about 5 euros. There are about 10-15 windmills along the banks of the canals and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We arrive at the windmills late afternoon. All the tour buses had left, no big groups anymore one behind the other. We had this incredible site nearly for ourselves, and great sunshine, incredibly blue skies. There is quite a nice long stroll along the canals and from everywhere you see or these amazing windmills.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My friends and I went here after the museum closed. So we didn't get to visit the museum. The best thing about visiting late in the day is there was less tourists. And as the sun set down, the sky just turned golden and really offered great time for photography. Stayed there until 7 pm (in october) until the the... More 

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