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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.

The windmills of Kinderdijk

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


Wadden Sea

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

Schokland Noordoostpolder Flevoland


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

Keizersgracht in Amsterdam
Sights to see

Canals of Amsterdam

The best of the iconic canals of Amsterdam.


Rietveld Schröder House

An architectonic highlight by Gerrit Rietveld.


Unesco World Heritage Sites Beemster and De Schermer

The oldest area of reclaimed land in Holland.


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.


Defense Line of Amsterdam

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


Hiking to terpen and wierden

Discover the extraordinary villages in the open coastal landscape along the Wadden Sea.