Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Alblasserdam, Netherlands

Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.6 km
Ascend 12 m
Descend 14 m

Explore Alblasserdam in Netherlands with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

All Sightseeing Tours in Alblasserdam Individual Sights in Alblasserdam

Sight 1: 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)

arrow down foot steps 814 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 2: 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.

Wikipedia: Nederwaard Molen No.8 (NL)

arrow down foot steps 687 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: 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.

Wikipedia: De Blokker (NL)

arrow down foot steps 787 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

arrow down foot steps 169 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

arrow down foot steps 168 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 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)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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