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Riekermolen is a 17th century polder drainage windmill on the bank of the Amstel river at the edge of Amstelpark.
Riekermolen is a 17th century polder drainage windmill on the bank of the Amstel river at the edge of Amstelpark. It still spins on summer weekends during windy afternoons. In the field next to it is a statue of Rembrandt sitting, marking the place where Rembrandt used to sketch in the countryside.
Buitenveldert-Oost, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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