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.

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...

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 ...

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...

De Zandhaas

Wustelaan 83
2071 AE SANTPOORT-NOORD
This octagonal tower mill was built in 1779 and titled ‘De Santhaes’. In both 1964 and 1996 it enjoyed periods of restoration, ens...

Molen Het Jonge Schaap

Kalverringdijk 31a
1509 BT ZAANDAM
Het Jonge Schaap ('the young sheep') is a replica of a wooden wind-powered sawmill in the Zaanse Schaans. Originally built in 1680...

De Bloem/De Blom Windmill

Haarlemmerweg 465
1055 PK AMSTERDAM
This is octagonal smock windmill was once a flour mill. Though it’s still turning, the windmill is no longer in service. Inside, a...

Korenmolen De Leeuw

Zijdstraat 28
1431 ED AALSMEER
Korenmolen De Leeuw is a grinding windmill that can be found in Aalsmeer, a town located just south of Amsterdam.

d'Admiraal Windmill

Noordhollandschkanaaldk 21
1034 ZL AMSTERDAM
Just north of the former village of Buiksloot, d’Admiraal Windmill stands next to the Noordhollandsch Canal. The octagonal smock w...

Riekermolen - Windmill

De Borcht 10
1083 AC AMSTERDAM
De Riekermolen is a historic polder drainage windmill that dates back to 1636. It sits proudly on the bank of the River Amstel in ...