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Inntel hotel Zaandam
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Zaandam City Centre: The Historic Dutch Town That Inspired Monet

Zaandam is a charming city in the province of North Holland, located just north of Amsterdam. Originally an industrial town …

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Windmills at Zaanse Schans
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Tour the Zaanse Schans Windmills in The Netherlands

Zaanse Schans is an open-air conservation area and museum located on the bank of the river Zaan in Zaandam, near …

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Sign at Hemk4de and podium de flux in Zaandam. The place for music events
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Podium De Flux – Zaandam Music Venue

Podium de Flux is an exciting music venue located in Zaandam. It is perfect for experiencing live music performances across …

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Entrance at Lab 44 in Zaandam
Places to Eat and Sleep

Lab 44 – Hidden Gem by Hemburg Terrein

  Lab 44 is a restaurant located in the Hemburg Terrain. It is housed in what was once the laboratory …

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Windmill de Koker in Wormer
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The Other Zaandam Windmills – well worth your visit!

Table of Contents   When people think of the Netherlands, they think of tulips, cheese, and the Iconic windmills, with …

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Fort K'ijk part of the Dutch Waterlines
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Fort K’ijk: A Historical Fort Turned Modern Community

Tucked away in the countryside near Uitgeest, just off of the Krommeniedijk lies Fort K’ijk, a unique historic site that …

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De Hercules American Windmill
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American Windmill De Herkules

De Herkules Windmill is a historic site in Zaanstad that tells the story of water management and preservation. It is …

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Hondesbossche Lock from main bridge
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A Historic Dutch Lock Worth Exploring – Hondsbossche Lock

The Hondsbossche Lock is a fascinating piece of Dutch engineering history located in Downtown Zaandam, Netherlands. It’s just a short …

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The Dutch Waterline Map
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Forts and Floods: Exploring the Dutch Waterline

The Dutch Waterline (Dutch: Hollandse Waterlinies) is a series of water-based defenses designed to protect Amsterdam and Utrecht from potential …

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Sarah

As a proud resident of Zaandam since 2010, I'm excited to share the beauty and charm of this town with you. Join me on a journey to explore its picturesque views, meandering Zaan River, and rich local history.

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Inntel hotel Zaandam
Things to See and Do

Zaandam City Centre: The Historic Dutch Town That Inspired Monet

Zaandam is a charming city in the province of North Holland, located just north of Amsterdam. Originally an industrial town …

Read More
Windmills at Zaanse Schans
Things to See and Do

Tour the Zaanse Schans Windmills in The Netherlands

Zaanse Schans is an open-air conservation area and museum located on the bank of the river Zaan in Zaandam, near …

Read More
Sign at Hemk4de and podium de flux in Zaandam. The place for music events
Things to See and Do

Podium De Flux – Zaandam Music Venue

Podium de Flux is an exciting music venue located in Zaandam. It is perfect for experiencing live music performances across …

Read More
Entrance at Lab 44 in Zaandam
Places to Eat and Sleep

Lab 44 – Hidden Gem by Hemburg Terrein

  Lab 44 is a restaurant located in the Hemburg Terrain. It is housed in what was once the laboratory …

Read More
Windmill de Koker in Wormer
Things to See and Do

The Other Zaandam Windmills – well worth your visit!

Table of Contents   When people think of the Netherlands, they think of tulips, cheese, and the Iconic windmills, with …

Read More
Fort K'ijk part of the Dutch Waterlines
Things to See and Do

Fort K’ijk: A Historical Fort Turned Modern Community

Tucked away in the countryside near Uitgeest, just off of the Krommeniedijk lies Fort K’ijk, a unique historic site that …

Read More