windmill

Windmills are an iconic part of the Dutch landscape and a visit to one is a must for visitors to the Netherlands. There are eight windmills located in and around Amsterdam – some functional, some repurposed – and windmill spotting is a great way to see the city. As you head out to the surrounding area, there are many more working mills to be discovered.

5 facts about windmills

Windmills are an Old Holland tourist attraction – a quaint symbol of Dutch tradition – and visiting one (or several!) makes for a lovely day out. Did ...

Old Holland highlights

Here’s I amsterdam's selection of highlights of things to do and places to stay, eat and drink in Old Holland, including restaurants, hotels, excursio...

Industrial Heritage

The remarkable Industrial Heritage of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area vividly captures the vibrancy, ingenuity and entrepreneurship of the Dutch.

List of attractions

What should you see when you visit Amsterdam? The city has attractions to entertain visitors of all ages and the I amsterdam City Card offers free or ...

Windmills in Amsterdam

Windmills are an iconic part of the Dutch landscape, and a visit to one is a must for visitors to the Netherlands. And with eight windmills located in...

Places of interest

Amsterdam has plenty of museums, shopping streets, theatres and guided tours, but there is still more to see. Here's a collection of recommended place...
Tip

Brouwerij 't IJ (the IJ Brewery)

Funenkade 7
1018 AL AMSTERDAM
Brouwerij 't IJ (the IJ Brewery) is a small brewery in Amsterdam. It is located in the former Funen bathhouse, next to the De Gooy...

Molenmuseum

Museumlaan 18
1541 LP KOOG AAN DE ZAAN
The Windmill Museum is situated in a stately building on the edge of the Koger Park and gives the visitor a complete picture of th...