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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
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Nederwaard 1, 2961 AS Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We bought two tickets and went inside the windmills having a look. I really liked the peace and quiet in the area. The site gave me the relaxation that I definably needed. Windmills were so beautiful to take photos with! We were pleased to get...More

Thank wiseguy1282005
Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind review, good to read that you have had a magnificent time while visiting World Heritage Kinderdijk.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the first waterbus from Rotterdam erasmus bridge to this wonderful well preserved UNESCO site. The introduction movie was very well done, followed by the workshop talk then the 2 museums within the windmills. Great weather and wonderful sight, highly recommended. Tip: If u can,...More

Thank PatrickTH2013
Reviewed 6 days ago

While on a river cruise on the Rhine River, one of the stops was at the Kinderdijk Windmills. The setting is beautiful and it was a great walk-about. I learned about the life of a Windmill family and how important the Windmills have been to...More

Thank DonnaP067
Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. We love to read that you have had an amazing day while visiting World Heritage Kinderdijk. Thank you for your compliments about our tours and the beautiful area.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful walk along the dike to see the 19 windmills that are used to pump water out of the lowlands. Although their currently are diesel powered screws used to move the water, these mills still operate. Be sure to visit the demonstration...More

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

Thank you for your kind review and recommendation to visit our Museummills!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained site, lovely setting and sights. Rather too many bus-loads of tourists ambling along the one pathway for my liking - selfie heaven for some cultures... If visited late in the day or under inclement skies, the place is magical. Its a truly peaceful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Postcard perfect Windmills!! We paid the entrance ticket, but swiftly realized we could have just walked along the long promenade and enjoyed seeing the windmills on either side of the river, without a ticket. The ticket, however, let us enter 2 different windmills to see...More

Thank A J
Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Did you know we have the Kinderdijk UNESCO Officieel app that gives a lot of information about the site and Museummills? It also includes audiotours for adults and children in Dutch and English. We definately recommend to use this while...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

In Kinderdijk you will appreciate several types of Dutch windmills, the oldest being already more than 600 years old. I found very interesting to learn about how Dutch people communicated between villages with the position of the wings. Several windmills of different types can also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kinderdijk is an amazing place to visit. You can not only see/photograph the windmills, but also learn about them and their role in protecting the land. I recomend to take the boat - you can see the windmills from other perspective 😄 if you want...More

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Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. Nice to read that you have enjoyed the boattour a lot!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty neat being able to climb up into one of the old windmills and see the actual mechanical features. Well worth visiting

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I must say that we didn't have enough time here and it affects on my review. The windmills are quite far away from the parking lot so you prepare yourself for walking. We didn't have enough time to walk far enough to see the windmills...More

Thank Cadhlan
Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. The area around World Heritage Kinderdijk is quite big and when you are willing to visit both Museummills and experience the visitorcenter you will need approximately 2 hours or more because of the distances between the Museummills. Also you can...More

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Fran Z
17 July 2018|
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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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Beachlovers32
10 April 2018|
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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!
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TylerH4559
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!
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