Heerlijck Slaapen op de Zaanse Schans, Zaandam

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At Heerlijck Slaapen op de Zaanse Schans, tour a recreated historical Dutch village filled with wooden houses and iconic windmills. An important stop along the European Route of Industrial Heritage, this open-air museum hosts 900,000 tourists every year. Its 35 wooden homes were brought from surrounding villages to the museum in the 1970s. The well-preserved windmills, which have become a symbol of the Netherlands, date back to the 17th and 18th centuries and each have their own distinct names. Walk through the buildings, stop into the shops and restaurants, take a scenic boat ride, or watch traditional Dutch craft-making during your visit. Use our Zaandam trip itinerary planner to visit Heerlijck Slaapen op de Zaanse Schans on your trip to Zaandam, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • windmill, windy nice weather, cottage house, with your loved one....great! Recommended to come over for a sweet morning. Can watch clogs making, and also go for traditional cheese tasting there as wel...  more »
  • A twenty minute journey from Amsterdam Central by Coach and you are transported back to Historical Netherlands,The land where time has stood still,here you see Real Windmills,not the eyesore wind turb...  more »
  • A short train ride from Amsterdam central then a 15 min walk. Absolutely stunning, lots of shops, clog making workshop etc etc. Goats and chickens to feed. A beautiful outing away from the hectic stre...  more »
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  • My mother stayed here and we joined them for breakfast. A charming place run by kind people. The breakfast and atmosphere where great!
  • The place here is just magical. Definitely one of the top spot to visit in Amsterdam
  • Great hotel. Very nice scenery and good spot to explore Zaanse Schan. Hotel staff is very nice and kind. Breakfast is the best with a very beautiful breakfast area.
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  • Great place!