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Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Nederwaard 1, 2961 AS Kinderdijk, Netherlands

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About Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk

The windmills of Kinderdijk are a unique feat of global culture. That's why this area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a group of 19 monumental windmills in the Alblasserwaard polder, in the province of South Holland, Netherlands. Most of the mills are part of the village of Kinderdijk in the municipality of Molenlanden, and one mill, De Blokker, is part of the municipality of Alblasserdam. Built in 1738 and 1740, to keep water out of the older.


Attractions Near Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk

House Van Gijn
House Van Gijn8.21km from Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk

Huis Van Gijn is a museum , located in two monumental buildings on the Nieuwe Haven in Dordrecht , in the Dutch province of South Holland . The main building is the former home of the namesake, Simon van Gijn . The museum is set up in such a way that it seems as if time has stood still and the visitor can see what life was like a hundred years and more ago.

Dordrechts Museum
Dordrechts Museum8.56km from Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk

A beautiful art museum founded in in 1842 and has a collection of artists of the last 400 years. It comprises of famous works of many famous artists and there is so many things to see and do.

Arboretum trompenburg
Arboretum trompenburg8.82km from Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk

Trompenburg Arboretum is a tree and plant garden on the Honingerdijk in the South Holland city of Rotterdam . The park covers an area of ​​eight hectares . The park contains approximately 4000 different species of trees, shrubs and perennials. A new entrance building was opened in 1996. Due to its design, the former country estate gives the visitor the impression of a walking park rather than a 'collection of trees'. Trompenburg is affiliated with the Dutch Association of Botanical Gardens .

Kralingen Lake
Kralingen Lake9.97km from Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk

Kralingen Lake is a body of water of approximately 100 hectares, which is used for small water sports and sport fishing. There are five water sports associations, such as the Rotterdamsche Zeilvereeniging RZV, Koninklijke Roei- en Zeilvereniging De Maas , Boudewina and the Kralingsche Zeil Club . The first association that organized water sports in the lake was Zeilvereeniging Kralingen in 1908, later merged into the Water Sports Association Rotterdam .

Nederlands Fotomuseum
Nederlands Fotomuseum10.43km from Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk

The Netherlands Photography Museum is a museum in Rotterdam , the Netherlands primarily focused on all aspects of photography . It is located from theApril 19, 2007in the former Holland America Line workshop building. The museum's collection is made up of many historical, social and cultural images from the 20th century to today, not only from the Netherlands but also from various parts of the world. The museum presents 150 archive pieces and a library comprising 120,000 digital images.

Erasmusbrug
Erasmusbrug10.53km from Unesco Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk

This is the second bridge over the Nieuwe Maas in the center of the Dutch city of Rotterdam . He is named after the Dutch priest and humanist Erasmus . The bridge connects the Kop van Zuid district with the center on the north side of the river.The 284-metre-long cable- stayed bridge has a 139-metre high angled asymmetric steel pylon. This is why the bridge is nicknamed "The Swan". Between the Kop van Zuid and the pylon there is an 89 meter long bascule bridge for ships.

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South Holland is a province of the Netherlands with a population of over 3.7 million. Its capital city is The Hague, but its largest city is Rotterdam. Not only is the province a popular tourist destination, but it also happens to be one of the most densely populated and industrialized areas of the world.

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