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Wilhelmina Park

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Address: Oranjestad, Aruba
Description: This small waterfront park features a statue of Queen Wilhelmina, the...
This small waterfront park features a statue of Queen Wilhelmina, the leader of the Netherlands during the first half of the twentieth century.
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Quaint Little Park

Located adjacent to the Renaissance Aruba Ocean Suites, this is a pretty little park for a nice stroll. It has a lovely view of the water where you can watch the boats pass by and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
DJ M
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
42 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Located adjacent to the Renaissance Aruba Ocean Suites, this is a pretty little park for a nice stroll. It has a lovely view of the water where you can watch the boats pass by and enjoy seeing the pelicans diving for their food.

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buckingham
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I really liked the iguanas that are fed in this park - they are large and quite numerous. Some are very green! The park also affords the opportunity to watch various birds, particularly pelicans.

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I enjoyed the park as it gave insight into the history of the island as a former colony of the Netherlands.

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The Villages, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Took my grandsons for a walk while the women shopped. It captures part of the harbor and looking out at the Caribbean sea.have done this several times, and love the views. Especially when a cruise ship is getting underway.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Take a time to straling along the park until the beach side. The sea breez make the feeling exceptional when you staring at the statue of queen Wilhelmina. The park really clean with nice plants and flowers landscape.

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Laguna Beach-sarasota
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86 reviews 86 reviews
12 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Statues and iguanas, so don't get your hopes up. Must be the largest colony of iguanas living/nesting under that tree near the water.

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Sacramento, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We found this park by accident when were looking for the West Deck restaurant. Its a nice well maintained and perfectly manicured park that's not too crowded so its a good place to sit or take a relaxing stroll but it is quite small. The statues of Queen Wilhelmina and Anne Frank are good tourist areas for taking pictures, but... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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509 reviews 509 reviews
270 attraction reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Small park with a Statue along side main road...that is about the just of it...it is well maintained...we happened by can't see this as a destination but if in the area take a stroll or sit and watch the traffic!

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

nice quiet place to walk or just sit and rest, go there each time we visit the island, when we first went there it was all grown up, but now it is a really nice place to visit and walk, been going for about 18 years

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We went on a tour in this park with Depalma Tours Jeep safary, it was a very interesting and fun view of the natural park which gave a view of how the island must have looked prior to all the development.

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