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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 yesterday via mobile

Quiet and well-preserved environment. We took a waterbus from Rotterdam and the round trip doesn’t cost more than 10€. It was worth the hassle of travelling.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank YiXindomo
Reviewed yesterday

It is a very nice place to learn how Mills worked and what was the life of the mill operators like. Well kept and presented. Only thing that could improve is the explanation of the history of the site.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EAEL64
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is beautiful! It was lovely walking to have a look at all of the windmills. On-site cafe has poor range of food options and the food didn't seem very fresh. We would recommend only going inside the first of the open windmills. Also,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were transiting from Berlin so we stop by Amsterdam, took a bus for site seeing while going to the windmill farm.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AlexKwan118
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kinderdijk is a village in South Netherlands where you can see 19 windmills which was built in around 1740. These are oldest windmills in Netherlands and they are one of the best known Dutch Tourist sites. They have been UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dhanghad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Kinderdijk on a dry New Years Day. It was quite busy and the parking was limited due to building work. It is well worth visiting one of the museum mills. The miller on duty (who actually lives in another windmill) was very informative and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bertyv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the site with a Vikings River cruise and it was marvellous. So much to learn and the interactive set up in the tour centre was sweet. The guide we had was entertaining and walked us through the exact woods used in the making of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank laurennichr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Start your day in Rotterdam with a visit to Kinderdijk. A beautiful site good for a 1,5 hour walk. It's also possible to take a boat ride.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NadiasJourneys
Reviewed 18 December 2018

We went on this tour as part of a Viking River Cruise. The windmills in the Viking Video was what drew me to th river cruise in the first place and it did not disappoint. This tour was beautiful !!! I thought maybe we wouldn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ciao7777
Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and enthusiasm! It is amazing isn't it that you can even enter the Museummill to see how the miller and his family used to live many years ago. We are very happy to read that you have had such an...More

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We visited the windmills as part of a Rhine river cruise. It is a short walk from where the ship docks to the historic site. A guide gave us an overview as we walked along and then we had a further insight whilst sat in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kinderdijk Mill... U, Sales Department at UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit, your visit is a contribution to preserve the beautiful area and the windmills of World Heritage Kinderdijk. We always love to read that you have had a good experience while being guided by one of our voluntary guides, thank you...More

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20 January 2019|
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Response from podge75656 | Reviewed this property |
We were traveling with Viking River Cruises. They arranged a bus for several of us from Rotterdam. I believe it was about an hour in early morning traffic.
2 December 2018|
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Response from Kinderdijk Mill... U | Property representative |
Goodmorning, I can imagine it is confusing for you as there is no dock mentioned for Kinderdijk on the website of the Watertaxi. Can you please contact the Watertaxi via +31 (0)10 403 03 03. You can ask them whether they... More
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Response from gjk777 | Reviewed this property |
Mary Jo is correct from my last visit and I have been many times as one of my favourite locations in The Netherlands, as my wife is from Zeeland. I normally travel by hire car as simple this way and no time restrictions... More