World Heritage Kinderdijk, Kinderdijk

Almost everyone associates the Netherlands with windmills--at World Heritage Kinderdijk, you can see a channel lined with 19 of them dating back to 1740. Used for the last time during the World War II, these structures used hydraulics to provide drainage, protecting the area from floods. Although advanced technology is replacing windmills today, you can still admire the beauty of theses majestic structures. Put World Heritage Kinderdijk at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kinderdijk trip planner.
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  • During a Rhine River Cruise we stopped in Kinderdijk to take a walking tour of the windmills. The guide was awesome telling the history of dikes and the windmills from their original times to control....  more »
  • While on a Rhine river cruise, we set forth on an excursion to the UNESCO windmills, wooden structures that we could visit and photograph up and close and personal. Although accessible a number of...  more »
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