Is Zaandam Worth Visiting for Solo Female Travelers?

Zaandam, located in the picturesque province of North Holland in the Netherlands, presents an exciting blend of historic charm and modern innovation. Famous for its unique, colorful, stacked houses that are reminiscent of a real-life toy town, this quaint city symbolizes the storied Dutch heritage. Nestled near the Zaan River, Zaandam was a historic mill town that's now famed for the Zaanse Schans, a vibrant open-air museum populated with iconic Dutch windmills and barns, where visitors can delve into the traditional world of clog-making, cheese-making and ancient trades. Its architectural marvel, the Inntel Hotel, is an assemblage of nearly 70 traditional Zaandam houses, making it an unignorable part of the city's skyline. Just 12 minutes away by train from the bustling city of Amsterdam, Zaandam bewitches visitors with its characteristic canals, delicious Dutch pancakes, and scenic bike routes, making it a perfect Dutch escapade.

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Kira (30)


Zaandam is a very cute small city with beautiful traditional Dutch houses. The easiest way to get around is by bike, sometimes takes quite long to wait for a bus. Most attractions are in the center and Zaanse Schans where you can see the windmill and visit museums.

Posted: July 25, 2023
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