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.

Image by Tourist Israel via Flickr

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.

Image by Ben Furiel via Flickr

Salt Flats and Windmill, Mozia, Sicily, Italy

This was a pumping mill for salt works, but now it is a salt museum.

Image by Charles Roffey via Flickr

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.

Image by Carlos Granier via Flickr

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.

Image by Michael Caroe Andersen via Flickr

Smock Windmill, Loviisa, Finland

The picture of this mill dates from 1987. It is located in the town of Loviisa in Finland.

Image by Sludge G via Flickr

Moulin du Château, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Orschwiller, France

This windmill is located in the medieval castle of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg.

Image by Lennart Tange via Flickr

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