The Molengracht plaza, located in the Pella downtown business area, was built to replicate an authentic Dutch canal and is over 100,000 square feet. The better of two worlds, the Molengracht complex combines a 21st century entrepreneurial spirit with Old World charm. Enjoy Pella’s charming boutiques, stores, bakeries and meat markets…all within a couple of blocks. The Molengracht’s Grand Opening took place in January of 2001 and has grown to include a movie theater, casual & fine dining, business offices, residential condominiums, retail/office space for lease and an authentic canal and working drawbridge.