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After seeing pictures of windmills and on tv, it was so neat to finally see it in person. And have someone explain why they are used and how. One thing I found interesting is they charge to use the washroom.
Would I recommend going? Yes.
It was cold and wet when we went to Zaanse Schans but it was well worth it. Staying at XO Park West Hotel, meant we were ideally located to visit this lovely village. The 19 tram took us to the rail Station at Sloterdijk. For...More
My partner and I visited as part of our 5 day trimester to Amsterdam and we have both agreed that this was definitely a highlight. Around a 30 minute coach journey from Centraal Station, after taking the 5 minute ferry.
Had a fab time being...More
In my last day in Amsterdam didn't have time to go very far. Found out about this place and took the tour that included other two cities, Edam and Volendam. In Zaanse went to see real windmills and the other two cities were interesting as...More
We really enjoyed our visit to Zaanse Schans. It’s a charming community where people actually live. Besides the windmills there are a number of other things to see as well as the quaint shops. At the windmill we had an overview provided by the man...More
Love this tourist hotspot just outside Amsterdam. We took a bus tour out to Zaanse and spent a few hours there. Walking through the old Windmills, a museum and the coffee shop is a must. Enjoy some coffee and Dutch pastries. Gift shop at this...More
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From Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans station, it's 17 minutes by train. Then it's a 15-minute walk from the train station to Zaanse Schans itself, with many signs along the way. Once you arrive, you can explore... More
From Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans station, it's 17 minutes by train. Then it's a 15-minute walk from the train station to Zaanse Schans itself, with many signs along the way. Once you arrive, you can explore the village at your own pace and take as long as you like, rather than hurrying to keep up with a tour group.