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Molen van Groot (Piet)

Ritsevoort | tussen Ritsevoort en Vrouwenstraat, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31 72 511 2574
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We were in a walking tour with Alkmaar tours and were shown the windmill. We learned several... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Janine P
,
Red Deer, Canada
via mobile
The park

The windmill is located on the outskirts of the old city along a nice walking path. It's a great... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Quinten K
,
Willemstad, Curacao
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“mills” (2 reviews)
“outskirts” (2 reviews)
“windmill” (5 reviews)
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Ritsevoort | tussen Ritsevoort en Vrouwenstraat, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We were in a walking tour with Alkmaar tours and were shown the windmill. We learned several details about the mill, it’s location and current status. The mill is being renovated so was covered in plastic wrap,but was still worth seeing. East walk on scenic...More

Thank Janine P
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The windmill is located on the outskirts of the old city along a nice walking path. It's a great little walk and not as busy as the center of the old city.

Thank Quinten K
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

There is no guest of mine who hasnt been in front of the molen van groot for taking a photo. You can visit it when there is the open day for visiting the mills.

Thank Joanna K
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

The 'Molen van Piet' (as it is called by locals) is the windmill owned by the 'Piet'-family. It has been in that family for a very long time, generation after generation. It is now not open for the public any longer, but of course you...More

1  Thank WorldTravelOne
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Beautiful sight. An easy walk and a piece of history. Saw from both the canal ride and on the walking path

1  Thank Celeste G
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is right in the greenbelt park that rings the north and west side of the city center and edges the canal. Makes for a nice evening stroll

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, traditional, epitomises Holland. A great picture spot for your holiday. Oh the outskirts of a traditional city over looking a canal- A nice spot for a picnic.

Thank Jenny C
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Located by a nice park to stroll through on the edge of the town. Nice location to take some photos.

Thank Melissa P
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

nice walk to the mill, and he works ! like most of the Mills over there :) Pitty that he was closed, not abnormal , he's inhabited :) still, you've to see him ! :D

1  Thank vlmieke
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Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Not working.. Think the place is unoccupied? But the surroundings are good for a couple of picture. No harm passing by. The canal along it was indeed picturesque.

1  Thank AshleyHow88
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