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Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)

The Wouda Pumping Station at Lemmer in the province of Friesland opened in 1920. It is the largest steam-pumping station ever built and is still in operation. It represents the high point of the contribution made by Netherlands engineers and architects in protecting their people and land against the natural forces of water.

Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site

iTo represent a masterpiece of human creative genius. All
iiTo exhibit an important interchange of human values, over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world, on developments in architecture or technology, monumental arts, town-planning or landscape design. All
ivTo be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history. All



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Pub Tour en 40.4kmsite_izi
Orientation Race Leeuwarden for Team Blue en 40.7kmsite_izi
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This is not a food tour! en nl 40.7kmsite_izi
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historical buildings en nl 40.2kmsite_izi
Tasteful journey through Leeuwarden de en es fr it nl ro 40.5kmsite_izi
Don’t kill the messenger en nl 40.5kmsite_izi
Leeuwarden as a trade city throughout history de en nl 40.3kmsite_izi
The nightly spirits of Leeuwarden en es it nl 40.8kmsite_izi
Little Amsterdam? de en it nl 40.2kmsite_izi
Land Art Noordoostpolder de en nl 25.1kmsite_izi
Land Art Flevoland Lelystad cycle route de en nl 39.4kmsite_izi
Land Art Flevoland Overall cycle route along the seven land-art installations de en nl 39.4kmsite_izi
Sneek is More – citytour de en nl zh 20.8kmsite_izi
Herkules Windmill 201934.6kmsite_ao
Waterloopbos 201924.9kmsite_ao
De Wieden National Park Observation Tower 201429.3kmsite_ao
Lady of Stavoren 201322kmsite_ao
IJsseloog 201627.8kmsite_ao
Schokland 200922.8kmsite_ao
Exposure 201539.7kmsite_ao
Bottle-ship Museum 200930.5kmsite_ao
Preserved Mummies of the Hervormde Kerk 200929.4kmsite_ao
Eisinga Planetarium 200939.1kmsite_ao
Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren 201422kmsite_ao
Crane Hotel 201340.6kmsite_ao
Giethoorn 201429.3kmsite_ao
Uniastate Bears 201834.6kmsite_ao
The Flying Drawbridge of Leeuwarden 201739.7kmsite_ao
The Causeway That Separates the Netherlands From the Sea 201737.4kmsite_ao
Schepenzaal 201835.7kmsite_ao
Samen op Wegkerk 22.4kmsite_brutalism
Schokland and Surroundings 199523.9kmsite_whs

About the source: UNESCO

Within UNESCO's broad remit, this specialised agency of the UN works towards international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage, designating venues of exceptional value as World Heritage Sites.

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