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Not to miss for every dutchman or tourist. Dates from 1932: incredible Dutch artworks!

You can stop at several points of interest. The water on both sides is fascinating at all types of... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
Rob S
Dutch skills in excellence

Incredible piece of engineering. Great to see how a vision became reality and still shows the... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
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“both sides” (5 reviews)
Den Oever, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

You can stop at several points of interest. The water on both sides is fascinating at all types of weather. This dike made Holland accessable for The Northern part of the country.

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Incredible piece of engineering. Great to see how a vision became reality and still shows the struggle against water. Monument of Ir. Lely relatively short distance from Den Oever. Impressive water locks on both side. Nice break of tour around Ijsselmeer

Thank Micy01
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is just amazing. We stopped and looked at the dike. This is just amazing, to stop and see the incredible what people can do. If you are in the area you must stop and have a look.

1  Thank Africache
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Great part of Dutch culture. It's sort of what you expect. Viewing point in the middle. Pretty impressive.

1  Thank R3185MWchris
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I expected more from the drive, after all it is an engineering wonder if not miracle (That s why I give 3 and not 2 stars) But the driving is not interesting since you see only one side and not both sides together. The stop...More

Thank Gadi E
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Only did the west end to the middle and turned around there ,stopped at the monument cafe good food and loads of info on its construction Really cheap fuel on the west end petrol station as well

Thank Cirrus278
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

It's not a road that brings you from a to b. It a top design from Dutch engineering. In a few years they will start with big adjustments. Unfortunately they are not adding a railway to it. That should have been a huge opportunity.

Thank Ibrahim_Abu_Hamza
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Well worth the trip to experience and make sure to stop at the café for a nice snack and very good coffee!

Thank Todd A
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Driving through this manmade dike is a celebration of what engineering can achieve. It is a must for anyone passing through the netherlands.

Thank frame82
Reviewed 8 March 2015

This place is essentially a long dike closing part of the former North Sea and transforming it into a lake. It is drivable and separate the North Sea from the Zuidersee. It is free to drive and there is a stop midway where one can...More

3  Thank Arnaud T
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