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Riffort Village

Willemstad, Curacao
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Ranked #13 of 32 Attractions in Willemstad
Type: Architectural Buildings, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Cultural
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, Cultural
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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curacao
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Right now ,riffort is a great place to be.the Emma bridge is cover in Xmas light,lots of people out and about.just go there in the evening ,have a ice cream or a drink ,enjoy the Xmas light ,walk to punda and back.really pleasant atmosphere.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We walked through this a few times on our trip... it's definitely built to cater to the hotel guest/cruise ship crowd. As far as that goes it's certainly one of the "nicer" tourist shop areas we've seen in our travels -- however it does lack any sense of authenticity despite being built into a neat looking fort. So while I... More 

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Ottawa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

interesting to walk around the walls of the fort. Some decent p[laces to eat and shop, however the commercialization of the place has totally destroyed whatever historical feel there could be

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Houston, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This area was newly renovated. The shops were highend (like the Cheese shop with amazing Dutch cheese and Delft porcelain) but I did not feel like I was in Curacao!

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Willemstad, Curacao
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Friday afternoon having Happy hour at Riffort bar with live music and after that have a nice diner at Steaks & Ribs

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Dallas, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is part of the old fort that once offered protection to the entrance of the port. Nice the way the designers incorporated the old fort in with the new eating places and trinket shops. As I said in the title, "usual," because you can buy all sorts of cheesy souvenirs around here. Some decent eating venues and interesting architecture.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Very nice upscale restaurants with amazing views. Nice shops. We enjoyed it very much. Keep in mind it is where the cruise ships dock so prices are a little higher and may be crowded when the ship is in.

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Northumberland
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

not much to see or do, unless you like shopping, as this is basically like a mini shopping mall with your usual designer fare aimed at those getting off the cruise ships. There is a nice view though from the top of the fort and a Starbucks, in case you want your usual coffee and wi fi.

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

They transformed an old fortress in a point with good restaurants bars and shops. You can climb the old stairs to get a nice view to the ocean or the canal and Punda. At night there are local artist playing live music while you get a drink at one of the bars. You may have a breakfast or lunch or... More 

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netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Old Fort, now full with shops and restaurants. In my opinion it felt a bit too toeristic, a but to american and it had nothing to do with a carribean feeling. But the cocktails were great and if you want burgers or pizza, it is a good place

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