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Pretty working flour mill. Nice range of unique flours that make great souvenirs!

There have been working mills on this site for hundreds of years with De Put being operational for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The_Concierge_8
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Trinidad
Small but next to Old City Gate

This is a small windmill that is a little hard to get too but worth the stroll over to the edge of... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
DrMarkES
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Rochester, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank ayelet29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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

Thank DrMarkES
Reviewed 3 August 2018

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

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

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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.

Thank Dan K
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

Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed 15 June 2018

One of the prettiest mills in town, worth a stop for photos and views of the river, very pretty and charming.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Most Saturdays this windmill is open to the public for free visits. Volunteers operate the mill and they still grind flower, which you can buy on-site. You can climb up into the mill itself, see the moving parts, and learn about what you're seeing from...More

1  Thank WhereTheSnowsGo
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