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UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk

Nederwaard 1, 2961 AS Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
+31 78 691 2830
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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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Nederwaard 1, 2961 AS Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't really know what to expect, the weather was absolutely terrible, and we considered skipping this tour. However, we braved the cold, wind, and rain, and are we grateful that we did. This village of Kinderdijk, is a MUST see. The windmills are very old,...More

Thank dejemahan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a Rhine river cruise and this was one of the stops. We had a great local guy for a tour guide who not only told us windmill history and information but local tidbits too. Walked past the Dyke Count's (? spelling) historic...More

Thank Charlestontourist58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very excited to visit Kinderdijk on our recent trip to The Netherlands. We took the water taxi/ferry from Rotterdam and arrived with just an hour to spare before the site closed for the day. The staff member explained how we could best utilize...More

Thank NCGatorGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Viking tour dropped us at Kinderdijk for a tour of historical windmills. You can visit one that is open for tours. There is a souvenie shop at this site and river cruise boats stop right along this location and a short walk with a...More

1  Thank GiseppeGord
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute must visit. Beautiful windmills and classic Holland. If a nice day, then just walk around outside but if rainy, go into the museums for 8 euros. Went in rain and it was still nice. Took taxi from den Haag because 6 ppl

Thank westerndesitraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I think of Holland I think of windmills so we had to visit this area. It is definitely a unique area worth checking out. The history of it is very interesting as well.

1  Thank Derek S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the windmills as part of our Viking river cruise tour. We were only in Kinderdijk for half a day but the tour of the windmills, the history, the stories and the landscape were all fascinating and extremely beautiful (even though it was raining...More

2  Thank CMCPhiladelphia_PA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do spend a few hours here to explore the whole area, knowing how they built the windmills through their video presentation will make you appreciate more. The poffertjes sold by the roadside was absolutely delicious, must try!

Thank keekeat82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a stop for us on a Viking river cruise and the walk to the windmills was fun and interesting even if cloudy and some rain. It is great that the Netherlands are maintaining these historic windmills although not now used for pumping out...More

1  Thank JudgeT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip to Kinderdijk was prompted by a visit to friends in The Hague..We are so grateful for the suggestion to go there. It was worth the drive...This is Holland at it’s best...True working windmills, with families living inside. It was like stepping back in...More

Thank Roberta M
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newlifechapters
25 September 2017|
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Response from EH613 | Reviewed this property |
That is about 10-15 mins walk.
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BeeBee09
7 August 2017|
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Response from JoeBob85 | Reviewed this property |
In Amsterdam we got the Hop On, Hop Off pass that covered the red double decker busses and their canal boats. Then for any other connections or to quickly get back to the hotel we used Uber. Cheap and convenient.
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23 June 2017|
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Response from Kinderdijk Mill... U | Property representative |
Hi I'm not sure what your question is, but do you want to know if you come to Kinderdijk whilst on a Rhine cruise from Amsterdam? It all depends on the tour and touroperator. Some ot them do and some don't. But if you do... More
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