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Working windmills

This is a UNESCO World Heritage site where families still occupy the windmills. Here you can get a history lesson on windmills, see an actual working windmill, and experience... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is a UNESCO World Heritage site where families still occupy the windmills. Here you can get a history lesson on windmills, see an actual working windmill, and experience what it was like to live in such a small space.

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Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

My advice, hire bikes! From Rotterdam you can hire bikes and catch the ferry to Kinderdijk, and spend the day cycling around. There isn't much in the way of food in the area, and the travel time is around 1-2 hours, so be prepared for that!

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Georgetown, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We were traveling from Amsterdam to Brussels and wanted to see windmills along the way. We really didn't research and just thought we would drive by these--which is not what happens here. We did have a little trouble finding it as the gps kept taking us to the ferry. However once we found it, we were so glad we selected... More 

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West Pennant Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Interesting look at how the Dutch lived inside windmills - this one housed a family of 13 with all the necessary facilities inside including functional kitchen and sleeping areas. An educational exercise on what windmills actually did and see their modern replacement. Well worth the visit.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is must see when you in Rotterdam or in area.Suitable for anyone as nicely pathed all the way .Really need at least 2-3hours to enjoy the surroundings.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This tour will teach you how the windmills work, and the technology is very impressive. Being inside of one is really amazing. It's hard to imagine that families live in them. The tour guide explained well how the windmills themselves work, the reasons for them, their importance to the Dutch people. This is a must-see if in The Netherlands.

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Blountville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Here you can see a large number of windmills in their original locations. It is not until you see an aerial photograph that you realize that these rows of windmills were built along lines of canals draining water from the low area up into the higher canals for drainage. At ground level reflections in the still water make lovely photos.... More 

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South Staffs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I am Dutch, but lived in the UK for half of my life. When I lived in NL I never appreciated the Dutch landscape and traditions, but I love them all the more now. So; If that is what you are after, this is definitely the place to go. I took my British husband and our 8 year old daughter.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Well worth the diversion, it felt like stepping into an 18th century painting . Hugely atmospheric, parking tight though at the main car park .

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The real scenic beauty. You can take a water boat from Rotterdam. The ride itself is great. In Kinderdijk you can see real natural beauty, with traditional windmills and understand their working. A must visit. Had great experience.

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