Kinderdijk  is a village in South Holland South, the Netherlands. It's a popular, yet authentic, tourist destination for its large network of windmills. They received recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.
- Using public transport to reach Kinderdijk can be time consuming so be sure to plan ahead via  (Dutch and English). The name of the bus stop for Kinderdijk is "Kinderdijk Molen".
The best way is to take a train to Rotterdam Lombardijen station. This station is easily accessible from major cities in The Netherlands. When leaving the station, cross the big street and tram lines. The bus stop is visible after crossing the street. Take either bus 90 or 190 (special), both operated by Arriva . Bus 90 (destination Utrecht) operates every hour, 7 days a week. This bus will take you in about 45 minutes to Kinderdijk. Ask the bus driver to let you know when the stop comes for Kinderdijk. Both bus lines depart from Rotterdam Zuidplein metro station so alternatively you could take the bus from there.
You can also take the Waterbus  ferry from Rotterdam (near Erasmusbrug) or from Dordrecht (on Merwekade). Get off at Ridderkerk, and change for a smaller ferry to Kinderdijk, which pier is around 1km from the windmills. A single trip should take you around 45 minutes to an hour, depending your point of departure and waiting time at Ridderkerk. Note that the Ridderkerk-Kinderdijk ferry service takes a long lunch break - from 10 a.m. to noon.
- The Windmillpark is free to visit. There are a lot of Windmills.
- One of the windmills can be visited inside for about €3.50. (open till about 5PM)
- You can make a boat tour of the windmills for about €3. It takes about 30mins. The last boat leaves around 5PM.
- There is also a bike rental.
- Souvenirs from the gift shops
There are a few good locations at the entrance of the park.
Coffee for an affordable price right at the entrance of the park
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