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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  • Wonderful seeing the old windmills from the 1700's in their natural environment. Very interesting getting to look inside some of the windmills and learning the history. Great day out! Would highly...  more »
  • This was so educational to actually see what water wizards the Dutch people were and still are. I learned that the stopped positions of the windmills had special communication to other windmill...  more »
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