Kinderdijk – the Largest Collection of Working Historical Windmills in Holland

Windmills at Kinderdijk

The largest number of historical working windmills in the Netherlands can be seen at Kinderdijk near Rotterdam and Dordrecht in South Holland. Admission is free. Kinderdijk near Rotterdam and Dordrecht in South Holland has the largest collection of historical working windmills in the Netherlands. The 19 windmills (windmolen) at Kinderdijk are on the UNESCO World … Read more

Cycling at the Windmills of Kinderdijk in South Holland

Cyclists at Kinderdijk in South Holland

Kinderdijk near Rotterdam and Dordrecht has the largest collection of historic windmills in The Netherlands. The area is easily explored on foot but cycling is more fun. The 19 historic windmills at Kinderdijk near Rotterdam form the largest collection of working windmills in The Netherlands. These windmills, inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list, … Read more

Visit the Museum Gouda in South Holland

marquette of Gouda

The family-friendly Museum Gouda covers local history, torture implements and art in a Dutch city mostly famous for cheese. The Museum Gouda is a local history museum located inside a former hospital across the alley from the St Janskerk in the heart of Gouda. The museum has an eclectic collection that will satisfy the curiosity of … Read more

Visit the Gothic Stadhuis in Gouda, South Holland

Dutch Flags on the Gouda Town Hall

The historic Town Hall in Gouda, one of the oldest Gothic stadhuizen in The Netherlands, is at the center of the Markt and weekly outdoor cheese market. Gouda, famous for its cheese, is also worth visiting for its 350 rijksmonumenten (national monuments). At the heart of the old town is one of the most impressive … Read more

See Stained-Glass Windows in the Gothic Sint Janskerk in Gouda

Interior of the St Janskerk in Gouda

The 16th-century stained-glass windows in De Sint Janskerk (St John’s Church) in Gouda, South Holland are among the best post-medieval religious art in The Netherlands. The Sint Janskerk (St John’s Church) in Gouda is the longest church in The Netherlands allowing for fine acoustics and enough space to display almost half of all sixteenth-century stained-glass … Read more