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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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More residential area of Willemstad.

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Non-touristy!

Great non-touristy shopping area. We brought home some great clothing dealsfrom Otrobanda. Will definitely visit again, on our next trip to Curacao

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
orilliaguyz
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Coldwater, Canada
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Coldwater, Canada
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great non-touristy shopping area. We brought home some great clothing dealsfrom Otrobanda. Will definitely visit again, on our next trip to Curacao

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tourist and locals alike. Little shops tucked away and tourist spots. Good for a few hours but not a day - I don't think - without visiting some of the museums and such in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Other side of waterway from Punta. Local feels, neat little shops with good prices. Weird to see run down buildings next to businesses, but like that all over Curacao.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed by how well organized this part of the city is. The traffic flow and general cleanliness get a thumbs up from me.

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Trinidad and Tobago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Otrobanda has a different feel from Punda. I think it is necessary to visit both sides as there are certain streets on Otrobanda that provide that local feel that you do not get in Punda. There are many shops and one of the oldest bars Netto is located over there as well.

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Tamarac, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will see a splendor of colorful houses and business in this area. The shops are within walking distance of the pier. A special note that most of the shops are closed by 6 pm

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Saanichton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Otrobanda is part of Willemstad that became run-down and was revitalized by forward-thinking individuals. There are areas around the museum that have been transformed into old-fashioned streets and quaint hotels and homes

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Also in the heart of the city and located around the corner from the bridge and floating market. Again, not a "must see"

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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A lot of people will guide you to Punda, which is one side of the city. It is filled with shops, and places to go for something to eat and drink. It is nice. But many forget that across the bridge there's the other side, also known as Otrobanda. This other side of the city is filled with tons of... More 

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Beitostolen, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We brought a camera and took Pictures of all the buildings. I will recommend the Thursday nights when the town buzzing with live music and people. Shops are opens to 8..

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