Bleskensgraaf Tourism

Bleskensgraaf is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Molenwaard, and lies about 10 km northeast of Dordrecht. It has an area of 1272 hectares. On 1 January 2009 Bleskensgraaf and Hofwegen had 2797 inhabitants in 936 residences. Until 1855, Bleskensgraaf was a separate municipality. In 1855 the heerlijkheid or seigniory Bleskensgraaf and the heerlijkheid or seigniory 'Hofwegen' merged into one municipality named 'Bleskensgraaf and Hofwegen'. In 1986 it became the new municipality Graafstroom together with 6 adjacent towns. The town hall of Graafstroom was located in Bleskensgraaf. Since 2013 Graafstroom has been part of Molenwaard. The town got its name because of the landlord (count) "Willem van Blassekijn". Over the years the name Blassekijnsgraeve changed into Bleskensgraaf. On letters it often says "Bleskensgraaf CA". CA stands for the Latin phrase 'cum annexis' which means 'with surroundings'. The centre of Bleskensgraaf is made up out of new buildings. The old centre was bombarded during the Second World War at 06:25 on 12 May 1940. Seven people died and forty houses were destroyed. The town hall was leveled and the church sustained irreparable damage. The reconstruction was fast and took a couple of years. In September 1948 the new church officially opened and the new town hall opened on 12 May 1955. Old buildings that remain are a couple of windmills: the flour mill 'Molen de Vriendschap' (Friendship Mill) built in 1890 and two Hollow post mills, named the 'Hofwegense Molen' and the 'Wingerdse Molen' built in 1513, and many old farmhouses. * The damaged Dutch Reformed church after the bombardment * Flourmill 'De Vriendschap' * Left: Town HallRight: Dutch Reformed Church * Water Mill 'De Wingerdse Molen'

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Is Bleskensgraaf in Netherlands on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. When planning a trip to Bleskensgraaf, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Rotterdam. Rotterdam is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. Also, to reach Bleskensgraaf, you'll have to take a flight to Rotterdam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Bleskensgraaf, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

  • Know the pollution level of Bleskensgraaf before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 23.86 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.05 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.68 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.36 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 32.95 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 23 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.68 (Low)
  • How safe is Bleskensgraaf for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bleskensgraaf.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.47 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.41 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.88 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.82 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.38 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.8 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.53 (Low)
    • Drug offense 44.19 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.61 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.76 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.21 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.58 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50.59 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Bleskensgraaf is 176.85 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.08 (High)
    • Climate Index 87.89 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 38.89 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.78 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.27 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.19 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.95 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 96.35 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bleskensgraaf

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 97.52 USD

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