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 our “Rhine Getaway” cruise by Viking Cruise longship Vidar in late August, 2019, we visited Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As expected, lines of wind mills in Kinderdijk were...  more »
  • We loved Kinderdijk - the landscape with its 19 windmills is quintessentially Dutch and wonderfully peaceful, despite its popularity. It's just as good as the photos and it's FREE! The cafe and gift.....  more »

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