Time for a riddle: What is top-notch Dutch, you see everywhere, but most people rarely visit? That’s right, mills! On Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May it’s the National Mill Days. You can also visit a windmill in The Hague.

According to the website molens.nl

are more than 1 in the Netherlands.200 Mills.

Molendag in The Hague

In The Hague you can visit De Korenaer in Loosduinen during this event. This mill is Saturday 13 may open from 05. until 16. o’clock. There will be music and guided tours will be given.

The current stone mill was built in 1595 built as a successor to one in 14 wooden post mill or seesaw flour mill founded by Prince Maurits. Every week, traditionally ground flour is sold at the mill, great for baking pancakes!

There are two types of mills in the Netherlands: the polder mill and the industrial mill. Polder mills were built from the 14 built in the west and north of the Netherlands in the th century to pump away excess water. Industrial mills were used to grind grain, cut wood or extract oil from seeds. (Source: molens.nl


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