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"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam""If you are in Amsterdam and want to take a break from the fast city life this is your perfect opportunity. Enjoy a 5 hour trip to the country side and suburbs of Amsterdam. During the trip you can see the old wooden houses and the wonderful windmills at the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans that make Netherlands famous around the world. In addition to this we will also visit a cheese making factory where you can see in detail
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Private Tour: 8h Amsterdam and Holland Country Side Tour
"Your guide will pick your up from your hotel. Start with a 2-hour walking tour to see the highlights of Amsterdam. Dam square with the royal palace the Beguinage floating flower market hidden church in the attic canals and more.Leave the city by car with your private guide and drive to the nostalgic village of De Rijp for a traditional lunch. A former fishing town. Enjoy a scenic drive through the typical Dutch Country Side of the Beemster polder. F""2-hour walking tour Amsterdam city highlights. By car drive to nostalgic small village to enjoy a traditional lunch. Windmills at reclaimed land of Beemster polder (UNESCO world heritage site). Local dairy farm to taste homemade Gouda cheese.
From EUR95.00
"Amsterdam Half-Day Tour to Zaanse Schans: Windmills
Half day tour to windmill village Zaanse Schans"Meet your guide and driver at a central meeting point just across from Central Station Amsterdam. A comfortable air-conditioned single deck bus will take you to the windmill village Zaanse Schans in just 20 minutes. The windmill village Zaanse Schans is an open air museum that houses a collection of working windmills wooden houses barns and shops dating back to the 18th and 19th Century. All these buildings were brought here from 1961 on bringing back to life this most prosperous period of the Zaan region.In its golden age
From EUR30.00

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The Martinikerk is the church adjacent to the Martinitoren. It was originally a romanogotic crosschurch from ±1230. The choir was built in 1430 and is much higher then the rest of the church. The...
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Sep 08, 2003

Martini Kerk

Right next to the Martini Tower is the Martini church. I didn't visit the church because you had to pay € 1,00 and you could see quite a lot already by just taking a quick look around the corner. What...
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Aug 27, 2003


The History of the Martini Church and Tower begins in ninth century, around the year 800 as a wooden church. It has undergone many changes starting in the 13th century when a brick roman style church...
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Jan 30, 2005


The number one sight to see in Groningen is undoubtedly the Martini church tower. The tower is the fourth highest in the Netherlands and can be seen from afar. The church itself is around 800 years...
Jun 13, 2008


The Martini church, with its huge gothic tower, one of the tallest in the country. The church itself is an unusually big example of romano-gothicism, a style only found in the northern provinces. The...
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Mar 12, 2003

Martini church

Quickly popped into the Martini church whose tower (Martini tower) is a landmark that can be seen from outside Groningen.They ask a 2.50 euro contribution per person (just for the church) but strictly...
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May 08, 2013
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Maritime Museum

On the Brugstraat (Bridge Street), one of the major bicycle routes into and out of the center of Groningen, there are two beautifully restored medieval buildings that house the Northern Maritime...
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Goudkantoor - Gold Office

The Gold Office, or Goudkantoor, is one of the more striking old buildings in Groningen. It was originally the tax office of Groningen and later became the gold assay office. Currently it is a...
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