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Spectacular engineering

This dam/bridge protects the provinces of Zeeland and Brabant from floods in case of storm and... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Tijl Orlando F
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Great beaches

Cool and not too crowded beach. Just wonderful. Pity though even though you can say that this is a... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
IMerc C
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This dam/bridge protects the provinces of Zeeland and Brabant from floods in case of storm and extreme high water. When the weather circumstances are threatening the safety of the people the dam can close, keeping the water from the North Sea out of the Oosterschelde....More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Cool and not too crowded beach. Just wonderful. Pity though even though you can say that this is a pet friendly place, the downside of it you need to be careful of where you sit, you might sit on a dog poop.😖

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

This was just fascinating. I was so impressed at the sheer determination, cooperation, and amazing engineering that came together to construct this series of dams. Definitely worth a trip.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Following a deadly flood in the ‘50s, the Dutch got serious with the North Sea. Visit one of the dozen structures engineered and built over a span of three decades. There is a visitor center that shows the problem and their solution. Be sure to...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

As an engineer i recommend to visit this to learn about the building of the dykes.. Spectacular and very interessting,

Thank Eivindma
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We visited first Walcheren and the Delta Works to learn about the building of the dykes which was very interesting and worth a visit We followed this with the views of the bridge and how it wa built

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Go to the visitor center to learn the history and how Mother Nature has been tamed (for a while) via a massive engineering feat. Sea water is allowed in to maintain an ecological balance, but high water is held back when massive barriers are lowered....More

Thank SrHootie
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Such a great experience. The exhibit for the breaking of the dike was such a moving experience! I felt like I was there.

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 1 March 2018

A beautiful and impressive piece of water management ingenuity! Go to the visitor center to get a good impression of how this miracle came to be.

Thank JoepC_de_Jong
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I visited Zeeland with my friend and to see the dikes. It was amazing experience to see the engineering genius and marvels...amazing to see high sea and you drive on lower land...that's called Holland..

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