19 Sights in Alblasserdam, Netherlands (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Alblasserdam, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 19 sights are available in Alblasserdam, Netherlands.

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1. Overwaard Molen No.2

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Overwaard Molen No.2 is a windmill in Kinderdijk, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill was built in 1740 by order of the water board of the Overwaard. After many years of draining the bosom, disaster struck. On April 12, 1981, a fire broke out due to a leaking gas cylinder. The mill was so badly damaged that the octagon had to be pulled over. The mill was only insured against fire for 75,000 guilders. On March 28, 1983, the foundation rebuilding mill in kinderdijk was founded. Two years later, the rebuilding began. On 26 April 1985, Prince Claus put the rebuilt mill into operation. The flight of the mill is 29.56 m., with which the mill Overwaard No.2 had the largest flight of all Dutch mills until the rebuilding of bosom mill no. 6 in Haastrecht in 2011.

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2. Kleine of Lage Molen

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De Kleine of Lage Molen is a ground sailor on the Boezemkade in the Dutch Nieuw-Lekkerland. It was built in 1761 to replace an earlier seesaw mill that had been badly damaged by storms. The Kleine or Lage Molen belongs to the Kinderdijk windmills. The Lage mill functioned as a submill and, together with the disappeared Oude Molen, grinded the water from the polder to the low bosom. The Hoge Molen spilled out the water to the Hoge boezem. When in 1966 the paddle wheel of the Hoge Molen was replaced by an auger and the mill could raise the water directly from the polder level, the Lage Molen lost its function. Since 1997, the polder discharges the excess water via a auger pumping station directly to the Lage Boezem of the Overwaard.

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3. Nederwaard Molen No.7

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Nederwaard Molen 7 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill, which dates from 1738, is inhabited and cannot be visited. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.50 meters with which the low bosom of the Nederwaard is drained. On July 1, 2005, the assembly chain of the mill broke during grinding. This caused the hood of the mill to turn from the west to the east. While this was happening, the outer rod of this mill broke. Probably because when the hood started to turn, forces came on the rod that he could not have. In June 2006, two new rods were inserted.

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4. Nederwaard Molen No.5

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Nederwaard Molen 5 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill that dates from 1738 is inhabited and cannot be visited. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.30 meters with which the low bosom of the Nederwaard is drained. This mill had tilted considerably to the north and in the past attempts have been made to compensate for this in the masonry and in the wheelbarrow floor. In 2010, an extensive restoration was started, in which the watercourses were restored. In July 2011, the mill was partially rectified.

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5. Nederwaard Molen No.8

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Nederwaard Molen 8 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill that dates from 1738 is inhabited and cannot be visited. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.50 meters with which the low bosom of the Nederwaard is drained. Nederwaard No.8 is the only one of the Nederwaard mills that has never been raised. As a result, the mill has the shortest rods of the eight mills. On February 23, 2006, the king's spindle broke during grinding. In 2008 mill No.8 was restored for the last time.

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6. Overwaard Molen No.8

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Overwaard Molen No.8 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill, which dates from 1740, is one of the eight mills that drain the Overwaard. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.70 meters with which the low bosom of the Overwaard is drained. The top of the octagon has been mistakenly made 1 foot wider than indicated in the specifications, so that the mill shows slightly more substantial than the other seven on the Overwaard. The mill is inhabited and cannot be visited.

Wikipedia: Overwaard Molen No.8 (NL)

7. Overwaard Molen No.4

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Overwaard Molen No.4 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill, which dates from 1740, is one of the eight mills that drain the Overwaard. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.70 meters with which the low bosom of the Overwaard is drained. Until 1799, Mill Overwaard No.4 had two paddle wheels: one for grinding the low bosom in the high bosom and a second for maintaining the high bosom area. The latter paddle wheel has been removed.

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8. Nederwaard Molen No.6

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Nederwaard Molen 6 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill, which dates from 1738, is one of the eight mills that drain the Nederwaard. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.30 meters with which the low bosom of the Nederwaard is drained. The mill, which used to be referred to as "Mr. Lions", is inhabited and cannot be visited.

Wikipedia: Nederwaard Molen No.6 (NL)

9. De Blokker / Blokkerse wip

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The Blokker or Blokweerse molen is one of the nineteen Kinderdijk windmills. These mills are located in the Dutch province of South Holland. Unlike the other eighteen, this mill is not located on the territory of the village of Kinderdijk that belongs to the municipality of Molenlanden but in the adjacent municipality of Alblasserdam. The mill is also known under the name Blokkerse Wip, because it is a seesaw mill.

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10. Overwaard Molen No.1

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Overwaard Molen No.1 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill that dates from 1740 was the level mill of the eight mills that drain the Overwaard. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.70 meters with which the low bosom of the Overwaard is drained. The mill is inhabited and cannot be visited.

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11. Nederwaard Molen No.4

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Nederwaard Molen 4 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill that dates from 1738 is inhabited and cannot be visited. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.30 meters with which the low bosom of the Nederwaard is drained. The hull of this mill was bricked up 48 cm higher in September 1871.

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12. Nederwaard Molen No.1

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In the Dutch municipality, Factory 1 is one of the children's factories. Built in 1738, the factory is not allowed to visit. The owner is the World Heritage Children's Embankment. The factory has a diameter of 6.30 meters and is used to grind low breastplate with low size. The plant had been tilted for years, and around 1870, a support on the northeast side was covered to prevent further tilting.

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13. Overwaard Molen No.6

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Overwaard Molen No.6 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill, which dates from 1740, is one of the eight mills that drain the Overwaard. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.70 meters with which the low bosom of the Overwaard is drained. The mill is inhabited and cannot be visited.

Wikipedia: Overwaard Molen No.6 (NL)

14. Overwaard Molen No.7

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Overwaard Molen No.7 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill, which dates from 1740, is one of the eight mills that drain the Overwaard. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.70 meters with which the low bosom of the Overwaard is drained. The mill is inhabited and cannot be visited.

Wikipedia: Overwaard Molen No.7 (NL)

15. Overwaard Molen No.5

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Overwaard Molen No.5 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill, which dates from 1740, is one of the eight mills that drain the Overwaard. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.70 meters with which the low bosom of the Overwaard is drained. The mill is inhabited and cannot be visited.

Wikipedia: Overwaard Molen No.5 (NL)

16. Overwaard Molen No.3

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Overwaard Molen No.3 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill that dates from 1740 is one of the eight mills that drain the Overwaard. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.70 meters with which the low bosom of the Overwaard is drained. The mill is inhabited and cannot be visited.

Wikipedia: Overwaard Molen No.3 (NL)

17. Museum Windmill Nederwaard

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Nederwaard Molen 2 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill, which dates from 1738, serves as a visitor's mill. In the mill there is a museum house. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.30 meters with which the low bosom of the Nederwaard is drained.

Wikipedia: Nederwaard Molen No.2 (NL)

18. Nederwaard Molen No.3

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Nederwaard Molen 3 is one of the Kinderdijk windmills, in the Dutch municipality of Molenlanden. The mill that dates from 1738 is inhabited and cannot be visited. The owner is kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation. The mill has an iron paddle wheel with a diameter of 6.50 meters with which the low bosom of the Nederwaard is drained.

Wikipedia: Nederwaard Molen No.3 (NL)

19. Huis van Zessen

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The Huis van Zessen is located on the West-Kinderdijk in Alblasserdam and was built in 1923. The house was designed by Cornelis van Eesteren for the widow A. van Zessen. It is the only house designed by Van Eesteren that was built and still exists today.

Wikipedia: Huis van Zessen (Alblasserdam) (NL), Website

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