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Zaanse Schans
Zaanse Schans
This open air museum recreates a Dutch village with wooden houses and windmills dating from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Molen De Kat
Molen De Kat
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience
Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience
Owner description: In the Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience you will always find something exciting to do. Visit our chocolate and biscuit factory and discover how Verkade biscuits and chocolate... more Owner description: In the Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience you will always find something exciting to do. Visit our chocolate and biscuit factory and discover how Verkade biscuits and chocolate were made and admire our magnificent collection of packagings, graphic designs, paintings, photographs, films, Zaans painted furniture and utensils.On a regular base we organize activities for the whole family. Lectures, films, workshops and tasty activities like building cookie-factories using Verkade biscuit, make edible postcards, or get started with real Verkade chocolate!Besides the activity program we offer several investigative routes, you can design a wrapper for a chocolate bar, and of course taste the different Verkade Cookies . With the serious games you can test whether you 're just as agile as a Verkademeisje, or that you still have more talent for baking cookies .With the serious games on the factory square you become an engineer, planner, operator, technician or designer and will be introduced to the variety of technical occupations in the food sector. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Het Jonge Schaap
Het Jonge Schaap
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks; Historic Sites
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Stadshart Zaandam
Stadshart Zaandam
Owner description: The shopping area in Zaandam offers everything for a day of great shopping. Since a few years the city centre has transformed into an interesting architectural area. The... more Owner description: The shopping area in Zaandam offers everything for a day of great shopping. Since a few years the city centre has transformed into an interesting architectural area. The traditional houses are mixed up with modern day aspects. When arriving by train, the first thing you see is the wordl famou Inntel Hotel. Next to it is the city's town hall. From here you walk straight into the shopping area! less
Attraction type: Neighborhoods
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Erosa
Erosa
Ranked #1 of 84 Restaurants in Zaandam
Price: $17 - $39
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Turkish, Greek, Halal
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
't Groene Pandje
't Groene Pandje
Ranked #2 of 84 Restaurants in Zaandam
Cuisines: Dutch, European, Belgian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant De Hoop Op d'Swarte Walvis
Restaurant De Hoop Op d'Swarte Walvis
Ranked #3 of 84 Restaurants in Zaandam
Cuisines: French, Dutch, European, Central European, Seafood, International
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Manzo's Bar-Bistro
Manzo's Bar-Bistro
Ranked #4 of 84 Restaurants in Zaandam
Cuisines: Bar, European, Dutch, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Castell Bites & Steaks
Castell Bites & Steaks
Ranked #5 of 84 Restaurants in Zaandam
Cuisines: European, French, Steakhouse, Dutch
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Ibis Budget Amsterdam Zaandam
2.0 of 5
Ibis Budget Amsterdam Zaandam
$56 - $106
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Zaandam
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1.5 of 5
Zaanse Hostel
$29 - $107
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Grand Hotel Amstelveen
4.0 of 5
Grand Hotel Amstelveen
$81 - $194 (€72 - €173)
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Amstelveen
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam
4.0 of 5
Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam
$97 - $198
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Zaandam
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BEST WESTERN Zaan Inn
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN Zaan Inn
$75 - $165
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Zaandam
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Heerlijck Slaapen
3.0 of 5
Heerlijck Slaapen
$118 - $154
Ranked #1 of 4 Zaandam B&B and Inns
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Nearby recommended accommodations:

The Toren
4.0 of 5
The Toren
$240 - $610 (€214 - €544)
Ranked #1 of 364 Hotels in Amsterdam
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Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
5.0 of 5
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
$443 - $1,240
Ranked #3 of 364 Hotels in Amsterdam
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Ambassade Hotel
4.0 of 5
Ambassade Hotel
$258 - $539 (€230 - €481)
Ranked #4 of 364 Hotels in Amsterdam
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