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Very informative tour and explanation of this site which has been classified as one of the Seven... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Mission Beach, Australia
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Spectacular engineering

This dam/bridge protects the provinces of Zeeland and Brabant from floods in case of storm and... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Tijl Orlando F
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Very informative tour and explanation of this site which has been classified as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. It has been in operation for 32 years now. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank deebee1911
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This dam/bridge protects the provinces of Zeeland and Brabant from floods in case of storm and extreme high water. When the weather circumstances are threatening the safety of the people the dam can close, keeping the water from the North Sea out of the Oosterschelde....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tijl Orlando F
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Cool and not too crowded beach. Just wonderful. Pity though even though you can say that this is a pet friendly place, the downside of it you need to be careful of where you sit, you might sit on a dog poop.😖

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank IMerc C
Reviewed May 24, 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ewald G
Reviewed April 30, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Eanmo
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Carol R
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SrHootie
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank alexduhon
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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JoepC_de_Jong
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