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UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Nederwaard 1, 2961 AS Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
+31 78 691 2830
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a great excursion -- we saw many windmills so great photo ops. You can go inside one and see how the families might have lived. You also see how the Dutch really travel a lot on bikes. We saw lots of families on...More

Thank JackieWheel
Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind review and nice to read that you have had a nice day at World Heritage Kinderdijk. Did you know that we even have two Museummills that can be visited? Museummill Nederwaard and Museummill Blokweer are open for visitors and you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a “must see” sight for tourists. We paid €5.50 per person to take the canal cruiser boat. It makes a 30 minute round trip boat tour where you pass all the windmills. It was a beautiful, sunny day! There is also a hop...More

Thank drjohnScottsdale
Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. You were very lucky to have such a sunny day in October while visiting World Heritage Kinderdijk. It is true that the walk towards the second Museummill Blokweer is 20 - 25 minutes from the parking lot, but it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove there, parking fee is Euros5. We did not go with the tour, but walked ourself. There are 2 paths, one for walking another for bicycle. The walking path is quite crowded. I wouldn't say that the mills all lined up facing the path...More

Thank CarynJ26
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit on short notice as we were traveling nearby. Good signage en route. The parking lot (fee$) was pretty small, we got a spot but lots of visitors had to park further away. If you enjoy walking, the windmills are easily viewed...More

Thank archar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This site still has 19 working windmills pumping water. A boat ride along the waterways then a stop at one of the working windmills to view the inside of the working windmill where people still live in and operate the mills. This is a must...More

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Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a river cruise also, Grand Circle Cruises, and they arranged for us to be on a bike tour with a local guide. He was great, explaining the history, lifestyles, and current affairs, all while riding our bikes. It was mostly flat ground...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

a scenic and picturesque location..a beautiful day and had a most wonderful day with my son...wear sneakers for that long walk along the canal on a nice sunny cool breeze...museum and film entertaining and educational. visits are open at windmills #8 and #11. historical sites...More

Thank RonySoerakoesoemah
Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review and lovely to read that you have had such a nice day with your son!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here as part of a Viking Rhine Cruise and found the site interesting.A guide took us round and he was very informative.As a visit here involves a bit of walking in the open air it is best visiting on a dry day although...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Viking cruise ship stopped here for quck look. Impressive were the many windmills, all in one area. The visit demands much walking. It is best to have an informative guide. We did. Very educational and historical.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kinder dirk is a beautiful place and the windmills are amazing. Looked inside two of the windmills. It was a very hard life especially in winter. Lovely walk along the canal between the two windmills we could visit. One windmill had four Dutch people eating...More

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Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. Nice to read that you have had an amazing day and made lots of beautiful pictures.

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Response from Marsha C | Reviewed this property |
We toured as part of an excursion on a Viking Cruise. We were taken around & had time on our own. Once you’ve gone through a windmill you just enjoy the views.can leave volunteer tour anytime you wish or even do it on your... More
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Response from dejemahan | Reviewed this property |
Hey Beachlovers, We loved our trip. I'm was a Viking River Cruise called The Rhine Getaway. It was from Amsterdam to Basel. You can look at their website. I wasn't allowed to post it on here. Hope this helps you!
23 January 2018|
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Response from bsayer2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, They are open on Kingsday! I contacted them and they confirmed that they will be open. Enjoy your trip!