7 Interesting Windmills Around the World
The windmills are machines that converts the power of the wind into to rotational power for milling grain. With the electricity these machines lost their primary purpose. Now the windmill purpose is to convert the wind power into electricity. The great architecture and design of the old windmills makes them perfect for photographers to make great photos. In each country the design of these machines was unique and astonishing. Take a look at this list of 7 different windmills from different country around the world and admire their beauty.
Montefiore Windmill, Yemin Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel
The Montefiore Windmill in Yemin Moshe, just across from the Old City of Jerusalem, was built in the 1850’s as a flour mill to provide a livelihood for the residents of the neighborhood, and today acts as a museum at the entry point to this quaint neighborhood.
Windmill & Tulips, Akebonoyama, Japan
This machine in Akebonoyama decorated with tulips field it’s a real attraction for the tourists to spend a great time relaxing.
Salt Flats and Windmill, Mozia, Sicily, Italy
This was a pumping mill for salt works, but now it is a salt museum.
Morgan Lewis Mill, St Andrew, Barbados
Morgan Lewis Mill was the last operating sugar mill in Barbados. It stopped working in 1947. In 1962 the mill was given to to Barbados National Trust for preservation as a museum.
Søby Mølle, Ærø, Denmark
This windmill is located in Denmark in the town of Soby. This mill dates from 1881 and it is owned by a local mill fund.
Smock Windmill, Loviisa, Finland
The picture of this mill dates from 1987. It is located in the town of Loviisa in Finland.
Moulin du Château, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Orschwiller, France
This windmill is located in the medieval castle of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg.
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