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Fort Amsterdam

Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
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Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not on the "must see list" but fascinating to see Dutch architecture on a Caribbean Island and plenty to see at this, the seat of the local government. Not many buildings are accessible, mainly because they are in use as public buildings/offices. If you are...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We drove to Ft. Amterdam with our tour guide to take in the views. They are impressive.....you can see the pretty side and the industrial side of Willemstad.

Thank hbhakh
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I need help/imformation got into Goveners office oll doors open on Saturday no one tospeak to even local police showed ho concern or help

Thank explorer1952
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Such old building seem perfectly preserved. Very pretty, quiet spot to cool down and find some shade. Can't help but wonder what pirates might have been captured at this fort, but not much information to read. Currently houses government offices.

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I walked into the fort as part of my walking tour of Punda. It looked interesting from the outside and the buildings were worth a photo. But there was nothing interesting or exciting. My viewpoint may have been different if I had a guide who...More

Thank Ralpha
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a genuinely interesting interlinked set of building making up Fort Amsterdam all of which seem to be in immaculate condition given their age ie build started circa early 17th century. Real piece of history and free to enter. My particular favourite was the...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 6 February 2017

It's a museum in part because of its history: after all, when construction began in 1635 the United States had been home to the Pilgrims less than 20 years! However the colonnades around the central courtyard house not only the Governor's Palace - still occupied...More

Thank mccorquinn
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Well not much to see here, building is interesting, yes, but the historic part is lost. Unfortunate when you consider this is a part of history they will never get back.

1  Thank Dana R
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I believe this is the oldest building in Curacao according to the tour guide. Again, was not able to indulge only passed by.

Thank 212Travelr
Reviewed 23 May 2016

interesting architecture but though we could (and did) go into the interior courtyard we couldn't really see too much as these are still functioning government offices.

Thank Nick D
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