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Deltawerken Oosterschelde

Haamstede - Middelburg, Burgh-Haamstede, The Netherlands
+31 111 655 655
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An amazing project that shows the determination the Dutch have to control the sea.

This was just fascinating. I was so impressed at the sheer determination, cooperation, and amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary H
A Must See in Zeeland

Following a deadly flood in the ‘50s, the Dutch got serious with the North Sea. Visit one of the... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Ewald G
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Haamstede - Middelburg, Burgh-Haamstede, The Netherlands
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+31 111 655 655
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"coastal route"
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"great visit"
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"river cruise"
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"national treasure"
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"water management"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was just fascinating. I was so impressed at the sheer determination, cooperation, and amazing engineering that came together to construct this series of dams. Definitely worth a trip.

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Following a deadly flood in the ‘50s, the Dutch got serious with the North Sea. Visit one of the dozen structures engineered and built over a span of three decades. There is a visitor center that shows the problem and their solution. Be sure to...More

Thank Ewald G
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

As an engineer i recommend to visit this to learn about the building of the dykes.. Spectacular and very interessting,

Thank Eivindma
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

We visited first Walcheren and the Delta Works to learn about the building of the dykes which was very interesting and worth a visit We followed this with the views of the bridge and how it wa built

Thank Carol R
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Go to the visitor center to learn the history and how Mother Nature has been tamed (for a while) via a massive engineering feat. Sea water is allowed in to maintain an ecological balance, but high water is held back when massive barriers are lowered....More

Thank SrHootie
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Such a great experience. The exhibit for the breaking of the dike was such a moving experience! I felt like I was there.

Thank Alexandra D
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

A beautiful and impressive piece of water management ingenuity! Go to the visitor center to get a good impression of how this miracle came to be.

Thank JoepC_de_Jong
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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

I visited Zeeland with my friend and to see the dikes. It was amazing experience to see the engineering genius and marvels...amazing to see high sea and you drive on lower land...that's called Holland..

Thank Karan S
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

The whole project looks simple. However, it was a massive engineering project, especially when it has to deal with the violent North Sea. Definite worth the extra trip to experience this great engineering works.

Thank Jim P
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

We walked over the Deltawerken, highly recommended! Than you can really see the scala of it all and experience it better.

Thank Sanne T
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