Zaandam, Netherlands

Zaandam is a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. It is the main city of the municipality of Zaanstad, and received city rights in 1811. It is located on the Zaan, close to the North Sea Canal, and is close to Amsterdam.


Attractions in Zaandam include its waterfront area where you can find pubs and restaurants. The area around Zaandam is typical Dutch landscape with flat meadows and windmills around the city.

Things to See & Do

* Waterfront area
* Tsar Peter House
* Blue House (painted by Claude Monet)
* Sluice
* Church: de Sint Bonifatiuskerk

General Information

Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – Dutch
Population – 72,600 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +31

Port Location – The River port at Zaandam is located on the Zaan river.

Transport Links – Zaandam can be accessed by train from Amsterdam.

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