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Molen de Put

Park de put 11, 2312 BR Leiden, The Netherlands
071 5143209
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Ranked #14 of 22 Attractions in Leiden
Type: Historic Sites
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very photogenic and free entry into a working windmill, what more could you ask for? Well worth a visit but very steep stairs to climb to get in , so be prepared!

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

If you're in Leiden for a few days you'll probably pass by anyway :) It's worth a visit but not if you don't have time for many things to do if you ask me. However, yes, nice pictures can be taken here ;)

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is a beautiful little windmill, but want to heartily recommend that you visit De Valk before visiting this one. De Valk (the big, stone windmill in Leiden) will teach you all about the history of milling and the importance of windmills in Dutch culture, and it will make this little mill much, much more exciting. Also note, it is... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This mill is a newly build copy on a scenic site. The nice thing is that volunteers keep it running.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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204 reviews 204 reviews
131 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I read about this attraction on Tripadivor when I was preparing my trip to Leiden. Well, it’s worth to pay a visit tot his small attraction but keep in mind that it is only opened on Saturdays and a few festival days. We enjoyed watching the mill on a sunny day at one of the seats near the mill. Nearby... More

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Toronto, Canada
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160 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

If you are from the Netherlands or have been in the country long, windmills are no longer that exciting - but this little guy is so quaint and to get here you stroll along a really gorgeous part of town. Well worth the walk...the site itself is not overly exciting.

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Houston, Texas
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104 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The 25 on the outside of the building is how many years ago this replica wooden cornmill was built - the original mill dated to 1619. The steep steps up to the grinding room give insight into a long ago way of life, but we were there too early to see it in action. It is right next to a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

Old mill wich still is in function and produces products for sale to you

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