windmills at zaanse schans

Live Webcam in Zaanse Schans - Holland

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  • Location: Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, Holland
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  • Info: Live streaming webcam in Zaanse Schans in Zaandam near Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Zaanse Schans is a unique piece of Dutch history on the River Zaan, with windmills, wooden houses, barns and workshops, depicting life in the 17th and 18th centuries.

More info: Zaanse Schans is a neighbourhood in the Dutch town of Zaandam, near Amsterdam. During the 17th century, more than 600 windmills were constructed in the area around the Zaanse Schans, creating the first industrial zone. It is now a popular visitor destination with several museums, functioning windmills and craft workshops.