windmills Kinderdijk

Did you know that almost all Dutch landmarks on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites are related to water? The Netherlands has a long history of battling against water, water management and water-based defences.

Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List
* Defence Line of Amsterdam
* Droogmakerij de Beemster
* D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station
* Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout
* Rietveld Schröder House
* Schokland and surroundings
* 17th century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam
* Van Nelle Factory
* Wadden Sea

Properties submitted on the Tentative List
* Royal Eise Eisinga Planetarium
* Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie
* Sunray Sanatorium
* Teylers
* Frontiers of the Roman Empire (extension)
* Colonies of Benevolence