15 Best Things to Do in Haarlem (the Netherlands)

2. Landmark Windmill

Landmark Windmill

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Landmark Windmill

Windmill’s are synonymous with the Netherlands and this country has a host of historic windmills that have stood the test of time.

Haarlem is home to the Moeln De Adriaan Windmill which was originally constructed in 1778 – The structure that stands today however is a reconstruction as the original was burnt down in 1938. A guided tour is available of the windmill and its museum, during which you will discover about its history, and the history of Haarlem, and also about the process of milling grain.

Don’t forget to cross the river and take some stunning photos of this wonderful landmark – It takes pride of place on the Spaarne river and stands out against the surrounding landscape.

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