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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 yesterday via mobile

If you want to find out about the back history of windmills in Holland , you will not get a better explanation than this here. The 19 windmills are stunning and we took the boat trip to see as many as we could, but you...More

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Never really understood the importance of the windmills. To see first hand this ancient technology and how it impacted the development of the netherlands was eye opening.

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place to visit to see old authentic windmills still in working order. Wandered round on guided tour with a very informative guide who spent time explaining the history and why the windmill were constructed in the first place. Finished off tour by gaining access...More

Thank Onleaveagain
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled from Rotterdam by ferry. Very cheap (4 € each way) and convenient. Departure next Erasmus bridge, arrival just in front of it. We rented nice new blue bikes at souvenir shop across ferry pier. 3 € per hour (30 min --> 1.5 €)...More

Thank ReviewsItaly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was amazing in one word. We did the boat tour. We also walked around in the entire area. Two of the mills can be visited and you can get a good look at how people lived in those mills. I think it is a...More

Thank Claudia V
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a resident of this little village, I need to write some about the windmills. Every weekend visited by loy's of tourists - mainly from Asia - it's busy and crowded on the streets of Kinderdijk. Living here is very quiet and nice.

Thank NL-viajero
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful place to visit with so much history. Many of the windmills are still working.We took a small boat down to the canal past many of the windmills and stopped at one of them to take a very interesting tour.The windmill was working...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every nation has their icon and the windmill is the icon for the Netherlands. And the site at Kinderdijk is as good of a collection as you are going to find! The collection of windmills are in excellent condition, the grounds are an easy, beautiful...More

Thank WineTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a rainy Friday morning. Because it was raining when we arrived, we took the complete tour, boat tour + mill visits. We took the boat to the first mill that could be visited. The mill is well preserved and it has a...More

Thank Larisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the top 5 places in Holland for sure. Not sure if you need the tickets, the area is free, except to enter inside ONE windmill (surely nice but probebly not worth the price!!) and a visitor centre.

Thank sirGDG
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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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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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geomastro
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Dear Geomastro, The public foot and bike path in the middle is open to enjoy the landscape at all times. Word Heritage Kinderdijk is also easy to reach by public transport from Dordrecht, Rotterdam and Utrecht. For all... More
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