La région de Zaan était la première zone industrielle du monde. Elle nous a laissé un magnifique héritage industriel avec quantité d’anciens entrepôts, d’usines et de moulins à vent.
Moulins à vent historiques
Vous y découvrez comment les ouvriers vivaient et travaillent aux 17e et 18e siècles. Vous en aurez encore une meilleure vision si vous visitez aussi le Zaans Museum sur l'avènement de l'industrie. Un pavillon spécial y a été érigé pour probablement le symbole de l’héritage industriel néerlandais par excellence : la fabrique de biscuits et de chocolat Verkade. Là où d‘authentiques machines tournent encore pleinement et où il est redonné vie à tous les délices.
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