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Deltawerken Oosterschelde

Haamstede - Middelburg, Burgh-Haamstede, The Netherlands
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An Impressive Piece of Engineering in a Scenic Coastal Area

My husband and I recently toured the Delta Works on a visit to the Netherlands. Knowing that the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bluffton, South Carolina
Amazing Simply Amazing

I had no idea the magnitude of this place. It is an engineering marvel and seeing it up close and... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
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4 weeks ago
“An Impressive Piece of Engineering in a Scenic Coastal Area”
16 May 2017
“Amazing Simply Amazing”
Haamstede - Middelburg, Burgh-Haamstede, The Netherlands

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently toured the Delta Works on a visit to the Netherlands. Knowing that the Dutch are masters of land reclamation, we could not pass up the opportunity to see the Delta Works which are an engineering marvel. On our tour, we...More

Thank DippingDot
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I had no idea the magnitude of this place. It is an engineering marvel and seeing it up close and personal was beyond anything I could possibly imagine. The time, energy and thought that went into this to save land and people was astounding.

Thank aztrimom
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Although there are quicker routes through and around Zeeland none are as impressive as the coastal route (N57) over such structures as the Deltawerken, Peilerdam and the Oosterscheldekering. It never ceases to amaze me every time we go over it. Combined with a trip to...More

1  Thank Dieselweasel
Reviewed 26 April 2017

amazing technology to control the powers of the northsea and thereby saving the surrouding land of zeeland!

Thank hansstenger
Reviewed 12 April 2017

When the weather isnt great this is a nice change of the scenery. visiting the deltawerken and Neeltje jans was fun!

Thank Movementsports
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We drove to the Zeeland from the Hague. The car ride is lovely, the scenery of the dunes and the waterways beautiful. We had to pass this massive dam and it really impressive engineering work. You can see the strength of the sea and how...More

1  Thank krissb71
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We visited on April 1 with our Gate 1 river cruise group. Delta Works is a series of dams and seadikes that were constructed because of the damaging flood of 1955. The project started in 1958 and was completed in October 1986 with a international...More

2  Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We all grew up knowing that the Dutch have constantly battled the sea, reclaiming land. The Delta Works is a massive and impressive project that both protects the Dutch and their hones, while also protecting and encouraging wildlife and nature. Government, scientists, businesses all working...More

Thank disheveledprofessor
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing engineering project that actually "battles the sea" and keeps the area safe. It is huge and very impressive and we experienced this right before we went to the Watersnood museum. A great national treasure and a awesome contribution towards keeping coastal...More

1  Thank Jolene H
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The only sea barrier in the world that can be closed during rough weather also known as Neeltje Jans. Went across twice first with a regular bicycle and this year with an electric bicycle (highly recommend the latter). Wonderful views cycling from the island of...More

Thank JohnvanHoudt
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