Zaanse Schans, Zaandam

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Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
At 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. Put Zaanse Schans on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Zaandam trip site.
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  • It is very difficult time as the most of the places to visit in The Netherlands are locked down. But Zaanse Schans is a beautiful recreational area where you can see amazing landscape, lot of active.....  more »
  • When keen to find out what the Netherlands is all about, please do plan a visit to Zaanse Schans, a short drive north of Amsterdam. While you have to pay for parking, the museum village is free of.....  more »
  • Beautiful landscape and great Zaans museum! The wooden shoe factory is the must Even during corona worth the visit... it’s a open air experience and when inside of locations the rules are very much....  more »

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