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Den Oever, The Netherlands
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Well worth the drive up and to see the amazing bridge/dam and stop half way to take in the views... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Peter M
London, England, United Kingdom
Must see if in the area

We saw this 'bridge' on the map so we decided to go see what it was. A 20 mile stretch of straight... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Nikki G
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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“both sides” (5 reviews)
“noord holland” (3 reviews)
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Den Oever, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Well worth the drive up and to see the amazing bridge/dam and stop half way to take in the views and read about the history of it

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We saw this 'bridge' on the map so we decided to go see what it was. A 20 mile stretch of straight road! They say one side is sea an one side is fresh water as its cut off from each other. In the middle...More

Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

It's not often that you get to drive across a road that is surrounded by a sea on one side and a lake on the other. And it's not a short drive either. If you stop and take pictures and walk around enjoy the view...More

Thank Marissa L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The dyke that turned the Zuiderzee into the IJsselmeer in 1932. The construction started in 1927. It's an easy way to get from Noord-Holland to Friesland. Somewhere in the middle you can stretch your legs. And take the view from both sides of the water....More

2  Thank Berichthier214
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

On the way for Friesland we stopped here with the car, and we could admire this place that is incredible to see. There is a restaurant and a gift shop for the ones that wanna take a break or buy something. I advice to get...More

1  Thank Gennaro P
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Nothing spectacular but a pleasant way to stretch your legs and climb a few stairs to take in the view

Thank marekw
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

In case you want to get some idea about Dutch Engineering, this is a nice place to visit. I'm missing the onsite explanation, so you need to read about it yourself. Just fun to see, nothing extraordinary, but still worthwhile.

Thank DutchTX
Reviewed 5 May 2016

You can stop at several points of interest. The water on both sides is fascinating at all types of weather. This dike made Holland accessable for The Northern part of the country.

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Incredible piece of engineering. Great to see how a vision became reality and still shows the struggle against water. Monument of Ir. Lely relatively short distance from Den Oever. Impressive water locks on both side. Nice break of tour around Ijsselmeer

Thank Micy01
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is just amazing. We stopped and looked at the dike. This is just amazing, to stop and see the incredible what people can do. If you are in the area you must stop and have a look.

1  Thank Africache
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