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Beautiful

Had a day in Willemstad during our cruise and have to say it was one of our favourite places. It’s... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
VicheartsJP
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Just okay

So the area was very nice visually, but as you get further away from the port area it seems very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim R
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Liberty Township, Ohio
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Harborfront street lined with brightly painted 18th century buildings that today, house boutiques, art galleries and sidewalk cafes.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastel colors” (6 reviews)
“unesco site” (3 reviews)
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Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a day in Willemstad during our cruise and have to say it was one of our favourite places. It’s such a beautiful place with friendly local just going about their everyday life. Would love to visit again.

Thank VicheartsJP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So the area was very nice visually, but as you get further away from the port area it seems very sketchy. I really hate going into stores that have people staring at you from every angle apparently to make sure your not going to steal...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My husband & I visited Curacao as a shore excursion and I couldn't wait to see the absolutely gorgeous pastel-colored buildings with the waterfront restaurants. To this photography buff....sheer heaven! We walked from the cruise ship along the waterway path (an easy 10 minute walk)...More

1  Thank CarolinaNurse323
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Handelskade is the most famous part of Punda. Is that part when you see at postcards. Is a must seen.

Thank dani_juli_18
Reviewed 6 November 2017

If you're on a cruise stopover like we were this is a great little area to spend some time (especially if beaches aren't your thing). This area is very walkable and offers all sorts of shops, restaurants, and places to explore. The colorful buildings are...More

Thank SeacoastSally
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Great little area to go for a walk. Very colorful buildings. Shops & vendors. Seemed like a safe area also.

Thank rbuskey106
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Lovely old stores with great duty free shops....I had to buy lots!!! Walking around, there are some beautiful graffiti and statues, monuments around downtown. Go discover!

Thank PDWilliams
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot in he island and has some decent sights and some amazing architecture, that alone is worth heading down.

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday and it was easy to find a parking space both times, in the afternoon and at sunset. In the afternoon, we parked on the Punda side, very close to the swinging bridge. We walked over the bridge and took photographs...More

Thank HalfWeekTripper
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I spent a morning in Willemstad and saw Handelskade. It was very nice to see and definitely worth it although it does not take too much time.

Thank Margaret M
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Dayna C
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Response from Edisonia K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It depends on three (3) factors: what you want to see (where you want to go), how much you want to spend and how much time you have. If you have one to two days and want to enjoy most attractions available, it may take... More
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