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Riffort Village

Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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Ranked #34 of 84 Activities in Willemstad
Type: Architectural Buildings, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Fun & Games, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining
Owner description: This waterfront entertainment center and shopping area is located at the entrance of St. Anna Bay...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Fun & Games, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining
Owner description: This waterfront entertainment center and shopping area is located at the entrance of St. Anna Bay, a dramatic position at the harbor gateway.

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Enfield, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We paid several visits to the Delft store (lots of inexpensive souvenirs along with the real expensive stuff) and Sopranos bar (American football on TV, ice cold beers and pizza that was very acceptable). My wife found a beautiful necklace made of glass in a jewelry store called Rg. The cheese store offered only a couple of varieties (??!!) of... More 

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Ventura, California
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84 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to walk around, shop, have a drink and eat some food. It's clean. having a drink and listening to music is great. Higher end shops if that is what you are looking for.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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122 reviews 122 reviews
42 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This fort was constructed in the early nineteenth century. Today, a SMALL segment of it is used to interpret the fort and its place in Curasao history. The remaining sections of the fort now house a variety of specialty stores...and, attached to the fort, is a hotel. Today, the residence of Curasao question whether this was the best way to... More 

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This shopping area at the Rif Fort is full of tiny stores that are very upscale and pricey, catering to the cruise crowd that lands here. Better values and more fun shopping is to be had by crossing the pontoon bridge and going to the local vendor market or the tiny stores that line the narrow streets. Also lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Coffee / lunch break, checkout the views, more shopping, the Riffort has it all. Great place to sit and enjoy a relaxed coffee and pastry.

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Staten Island, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We discovered riffort while looking for Le Bistro Clocherd. Went back twice! Sweet little shops, nice places to eat, and you can walk up a small staircase and walk around the top of the fort and see the city differently. Leads to high end stores (Tiffany, et al) which are strategically placed for those getting off cruise ships but what... More 

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Curacao
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Riffort village is a place where in the past was a a forth and its location is the entrance of the harbour of the island in downtown. The place has an icecream parlor, ribs and chips restaurant, indian restaurant., sushi bar, a steakhouse, a french restaurant,. Nearby there is a nice hotel, with shops such as Furla, Mango, Guess, Mont... More 

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14 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Nice to walk around, relax and maybe do a little shopping. Beautiful view of Willemstad from the top but only one restaurant call Steak & Ribs Seafood grill has outdoor seating that has a view of the water. Make sure to stop at the Royal Dutch Cheesery for a bite to eat or to taste and purchase some yummy cheese

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Yellowknife, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The shops I could do without but we did enjoy a couple of the restaurants in there. We really enjoyed the burger restaurant. It was a la carte but SO tasty! We had cheese fondue at the cheese factory. I say it's a must! Great waitress. I found it got a bit hot in the fort. There is no breeze... More 

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Pakenham, Victoria, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nice to see they have tried to keep the forts surrounds in tact. It has been turned into a plaza with shops and cafes and was a nice place for a cool afternoon cocktail.

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