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Iconic Windmill

This is the iconic windmill that one sees as one enters the city from the train station. It's... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
Nice for a sunny day

If it’s a sunny day I would really recommend people to visit this. It’s very picturesque and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Tintin L
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Park de Put 11, 2312 BM, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

This is the iconic windmill that one sees as one enters the city from the train station. It's lovely and a great place to take a photo.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If it’s a sunny day I would really recommend people to visit this. It’s very picturesque and central, and you’re allowed up in the mill. Just like many other places in Netherlands, the steps are really steep and there is not elevator.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tintin L
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Historical windmill worth visiting and photographing. Offer a tour and learning about its construction and purposes, great place to buy souvenirs.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ayelet29
Reviewed 24 August 2018

There have been working mills on this site for hundreds of years with De Put being operational for more than 30 years. Some folks call it a false windmill, but it does in fact function as a working mill grinding flour. You can visit and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank The_Concierge_8
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The mill is situated next to our hotel. It's not a real one. The original mill was build in the 17th Century, this one in 1997. Next to the mill, you have the Rembrandt bridge. The mill is now under construction.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MCreiziger
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a small windmill that is a little hard to get too but worth the stroll over to the edge of the canal. It can be seen very clearly from one of the two remaining city gates of the ancient Leiden walled city. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DrMarkES
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Traditional landmark - well accessible. Nice cafes and restaurants around. Definitely deserves photos :)

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Starlein
Reviewed 21 June 2018

A great wind mill to photo at one entrance to part of the old town,pity it couldn’t be done to the front of the wind mill when we were there.You can get a part front photo by crossing the bridge and entering the area depicting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A 1987 replica of a windmill by Jan Jansenszoon Put. Originally, this windmill dates from 1619. The windmill is located on the outskirts of the old city of Leiden and is surrounded by very nice idyllic canals.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 500dank
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

If you are in the town centre it is definitely worth the short stroll to see the windmill. A really pretty location beside a small park and close to bars and cafes

Date of experience: June 2018
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