World Heritage Kinderdijk, Kinderdijk

Almost everyone associates the Netherlands with windmills--at World Heritage Kinderdijk, you can see a channel lined with 19 of them dating back to 1740. Used for the last time during the World War II, these structures used hydraulics to provide drainage, protecting the area from floods. Although advanced technology is replacing windmills today, you can still admire the beauty of theses majestic structures. Put World Heritage Kinderdijk at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kinderdijk trip planner.
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  • At Unesco World Heritage site Kinderdijk in the Alblasserwaard you can visit 2 mills inside. It is a nice straight walk on the path with the mills in a row on each side. It is also possible to make.....  more »
  • Collection of historic Dutch windmills dating back to the 1700's, located along a stretch of natural waterway. Abundance of windmills, of reeds and water plants and also of water fowl. Free to walk....  more »

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