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World Heritage Sites

The Kingdom of the Netherlands boasts ten World Heritage Sites acknowledged by UNESCO. Nine of these locations can be found in Holland; the tenth is located on the island of Curaçao. These extraordinary sites tell the story of Holland and the Dutch in relation to water management, society, and design. As the Dutch used to do things and always will.
Sights to see

The windmills of Kinderdijk

Discover the nineteen splendid windmills that have been declared UNESCO world heritage.

Sights to see

Canals of Amsterdam

The best of the iconic canals of Amsterdam.


Rietveld Schröder House

An architectonic highlight by Gerrit Rietveld.

Sights to see

Wadden Sea

You are guaranteed to have a special time when you go on vacation in an area listed as a World Heritage Site.

Sights to see

Defense Line of Amsterdam

An oasis of tranquility at only 15 kilometers distance from Amsterdam.

Sights to see

The Woudagemaal

The world’s largest steam-driven pumping station.

The Van Nelle Building in Rotterdam

Van Nellefabriek

Unique architecture now on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Sights to see

Unesco World Heritage Sites Beemster and De Schermer

The oldest area of reclaimed land in Holland.

Sights to see

Sailing through UNESCO World Heritage Site Kinderdijk

Sail past the nineteen world-famous windmills in a quintessentially Dutch polder landscape.

Sights to see


Visit this former island in Flevoland and discover its many monuments and archaeological treasures.