6 responses to Do Amish live in Europe?
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    Ndilokelwa Luis
    Comment on Netherland (December 4th, 2011 at 13:16)


    I went to Netherland in 1995 and my sister-in-law took me to a place where we passe trough a village which she told me was populated by Amish. Is this possible? They all dressed like the American Amish but I don’t no any details…

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      Comment on Amish in the Netherlands? (December 6th, 2011 at 17:04)

      Amish in the Netherlands?

      Hi Ndilokelwa, there are no Old Order Amish anywhere in Europe, including the Netherlands, but there are Beachy Amish and other plain groups in different countries. I don’t know which group this was.

      The only time Amish can be found in Europe nowadays is when they take tours (not common, mostly among “business-class” Amish) typically to visit the countries of their forefathers, such as Germany, Switzerland, France and the Netherlands as well.

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    Ndilokelwa Luis
    Comment on Thank you! (December 6th, 2011 at 17:52)

    Thank you!

    This was very clarifying!

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      Comment on amish or conservative calvinists ? (October 6th, 2012 at 01:11)

      amish or conservative calvinists ?

      There are a couple of dutch villages where people wear plain dress, especially in the province of Overijsel ; the most famous is Staphorst. People wear plain black dress on sunday and refrain from using cars ; picture taking is forbidden. They are nick-namec as the black stocking and belong to various conservative calvinist denominations that seceded from the national church. A sample picture here I found on the web : http://www.flickr.com/photos/d70w7/5722827170/

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    Comment on Amish in Poland (October 14th, 2014 at 14:27)

    Amish in Poland


    There are two family of Beachy Amish living in Poland, it is possible to visit them, here is the contact: rosely_8@hotmail.com

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    Comment on Amish in Poland (January 18th, 2016 at 15:17)

    Amish in Poland

    In Poland, a family is living like Amish : www.backtotheearth.org/english/

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