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De Zoeker, Zaandam

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De Zoeker is the name of an oil windmill, located in the Zaanse Schans, Zaanstad. Its purpose is to press seeds such as linseed and rapeseed into vegetable oil. It is the only oil mill still in operation, and is one of five remaining oil mills in the area.The mill was built in 1672 in Zaandijk. The mill continued with few interruptions until 1968, when it was moved to the Schans.The mill is owned by the Vereniging De Zaansche Molen.
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  • It is to squeeze the oil mill. Inside the large, upper wings, and stairs. Great mill was spinning at high speeds, a little, which is want want was. But it is a fun place.
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  • 4 euros to visit it are few in return what the beauty you see in the mill that is still functioning despite the age
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  • Admission fee: 4 euros. Japan-language instructions. Windmill oil aperture is entered. No souvenir shop, has squeezed the oil really. In the dark, so hard to read instructions. But I understand and see the video at the video corner system. 揚garete on the balcony, very good. Along the way, come in large groups, internal to the large crowds and one star deduction.
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  • Great Oil mill. Inside you will find a TV with an explanation of the excellent engineering of the mill and how the oil is produced. A man doing the process is there as well.
  • Very beautiful windmill with a little museum.
  • Very pretty place, the very well-preserved windmills, highly recommended visit.
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  • You must visit this beautiful area
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  • I recommend viewing the mills ....
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