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spice mill

this area is holland in its original enviroment. beautiful mills and vast area of agriculture... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jeff1955malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Another working mill - Spice mill

This is a working spice mill alongside some other working windmills. The best thing about this one... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sharpshooterpratham
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

De Zoeker Molen is one of the working windmill in Zaans. There are machinery inside the windmill for grinding various spices from different countries. No entry fee to the windmill is required and it is a good experience to see what is going on with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this area is holland in its original enviroment. beautiful mills and vast area of agriculture. cheese. this windmill is famous for its spices. it grinds the spices. very traditional.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a working spice mill alongside some other working windmills. The best thing about this one though is that the entry is free. You can select a bunch of spices which are on sale.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We went on a coach tour out of the cit, which took us to the working windmills, which are a tourist location, but also a working set of windmills too. They are sawmills, spice grinders and flour grinders. They make chocolate too. And there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Keith M
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Wow, how great was it to get a real life demostration of the mill. Although there was a language barrier, you could follow the process. This is a great attraction and appreciates the hard labour done many years ago. This mill is sitauted at Zaanse...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Illona0077
Reviewed 10 October 2018

this is the first windmill of the bunch and it's free to visit. They have few spices for sale, and instrument to bake and souvenirs. this is actually working, you see how the gears work, etc and it's free. You can save some money by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnnaO29
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This park gets crowded and is a tourist trap. But it is good for economy and the tourists. Tip: park across the street near soccer fields or duyvis/pepsico plant but observe the signs to avoid E10 parking. Or take bus or train.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 633busyt
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Unlike the other Windmills in the area, this one is actually free to visit. They sell plenty of spices and other giftware, and the money goes into the restoration and maintenance. Take the time to explore this Windmill to better appreciate how important they were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Randall K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was a very old windmill artfully restored to its old glory and was used to grind spices from various countries. The spices are sold at the mill.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank atravelingsingle
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This working windmill with a gift shop is authentic and a must see when visiting this area. There is a short video documentary and there are small interactive questions for young children to take part in when visiting this windmill museum. Be amazed by its...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank moonlotus18
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