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Transformed Tourists Centre

There are many souvenir shops in this centre and the whole area has been transformed or say... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hong Kong, China
beautiful part of holland

you get to see the old holland. cheese making , clogs mills. you just take your time and walk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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The shopping area in Zaandam offers everything for a day of great shopping. Since a few years the city centre has transformed into an interesting architectural area. The traditional houses are mixed up with modern day aspects. When arriving by...more
Zaandam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many souvenir shops in this centre and the whole area has been transformed or say modified in such a way that visitors can view the traditional windmills in the canal village and to stroll around the commercial parts nearby during their visit to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you get to see the old holland. cheese making , clogs mills. you just take your time and walk around this area. the real holland

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mostly shops you find in any town. it's a bit better then a few years ago, when the artificial "canal" wasn't there. It all looks like a lunaparc, as every storefront needs to look like a "zaans huisje". It just doesn't add up, has nothing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Danny M
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Been here heaps. If you can ignore the many many tourists then it is still a wonderful place to visit. Good walks over wee bridges.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TambonzRobertson
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Getting off the train in Zaandam, feels like you have walked into a child’s model toy town, it is whimsical, bright, colourful and delightful and made me smile. The buildings have been built, with the façade based on traditional Zaanse architecture. The Inntel Hotel is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KTGP
Reviewed 29 June 2018

comercial but still grate place take the cruse it is intresting look for windmill hopper he is doing grate job/

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank itai Y
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

In the Stadshart of Zaandam it is becoming more fun and fun to shop. The city center may even call itself the best midfielder of medium-sized cities in the Netherlands until 2015! But the center of Zaandam is more. With the city hall, the Inntel...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Manoul
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

If you are in the Amsterdam area you need to visit this place. You can tour working windmills, see how wooden shoes are made, see how cheese is made and sample different kinds of cheeses, browse thru many unique shops and eat at delicious restaurants.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rhalbailey
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The place is located is Zaanse Schans - Zaandam, there is a village with old windmills that they are still operating until now. Really inspiration that the windmill can do what we looks now the process is made by automatic machine technology. Grassland, building and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Asep H
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Beautiful buildings the moment you exit the train station in Zaandam.Plenty shops and restaurants both sides of the canal leading to the station.Some of the best shopping in the Netherlands.Relaxing to stroll around and explore.Worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BernardSanetd
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