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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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"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
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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
From EUR390.00

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De Kaaswaag / The Cheese Weighhouse

There is a smaller (smaller than the main one in Alkmaar) Cheese Market re-enactment in Edam on Wednesdays in the summer. We were there on Friday in April, so of course did not see it then. The...
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Speeltoren

The 15th century Speeltoren is the reason for the beautiful carillon sounds you can hear in Edam every few minutes. It's all that remains of the Kleine Kerk (Small Church) which was demolished in the...
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Teahouse

There are 2 "teahouses" directely along one of the main canals of Edam and unfortunately I dont have any more infos about them, except that they were something like private pavillons for rich people...
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Citywalk

It will take about 1 hour at least to walk through the old part of Edam, most of the important sights are close to each other and easy to find and between the major sights you will also find various...
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Edams Museum

Edams Museum was built into quite a small house, that is also Edam's oldest brick-house. It was built as a private house in 1540 and became a museum in 1895. You will be shown the construction of a...
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Kwakelbrug

Kwakelbrug is one of the eldest drawbridges of Edam and it is dating back to the 18th century. The Kwakelbrug is just less than 2 meters wide and it is ment for pedestrians and for bicycles as well....
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Drawbridges

Edam is the town of drawbridges - they are literally everywhere! A particularly picturesque one is the Kwakelbrug bridge which connects Lingerzijde and Doelland, but there are plenty of others which...
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The Town Hall / Stadhuis

This great building is the Town Hall of Edam and the dutch name for it is raadhuis or stadhuis. The Townhall of Edam was built in the year 1737 and high above the main entrance you will find the...
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Damplein

Damplein / Dam Square is considdered the centre of the town Edam and what you will recognize first is a bridge, made of stones that looks like a hump. It was once part of a wall that was built in...
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Former Post office

This is the former postoffice of Edam and you will find it on Damplein Nr. 5, opposite of the townhall. The building was designed by C.H. Peters, who has made also lots of buildings in the city of...
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The Oldest Wooden House of Edam

This blue building is the oldest Wooden House in Edam and it dates back to the year 1530. This house with the adress Achterhaven 105, and on the corner of the Breestraat was made completely of wood...
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Damsluis and Dam Square

We took a walking tour of Edam and I followed the guide up to the point where she took everyone up on a steep bridge. This apparently was formerly a lock which has been made into a bridge. I felt it...
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Canals

If you were in Edam for only 30 minutes, this is where you should go. A stroll along the centrally located Voorhaven Canal gives you an impression of both picturesque houses and a lovely canal shaded...
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Grote Kerk - Edam

Edam has a huge 15th century church which is called Sint Nicolaaskerk which is on the outskirts of Edam, We went by the back of the church on our way to the buses, but we did not really get a chance...
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Jacob Tonissenstraat 14, Edam, 1135 JB, The Netherlands
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"Most famous for its cheese"
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"the town and its cheese"
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