Top Windmills You Must Visit Near Amsterdam

Top Windmills You Must Visit Near Amsterdam

People say the icon of the Dutch landscape is the windmill. Along the Amstel river, De Riekermolen windmill, that dates back to the 17th century, is famous for the small monument of Rembrandt alongside it. It’s a tribute to his creative activity in the area. The windmill was used to drain the land, and now it’s a symbol of human endeavors during past times. It can still be spinning in favorable wind periods. The city of Alkmaar, more than seven centuries old, hosts the three old windmills of Schermerhorn. You…

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