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Riffort Village

Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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Type: Game & entertainment centers, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks, Fun & Games
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: Game & entertainment centers, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks, Fun & Games
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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Tacoma, WA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I expected to find more options for shopping in the Rif Fort but it is fairly limited. Mostly small shops, some nice outdoor casual dining is available. Outdoor bars are nice, a cool cheese and wine shop using the old rooms and spaces in the fort walls. You can go up some narrow old stone stairs and walk along the... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
22 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This area includes an old fort, some unaffordable stores and overpriced restaurants. A true tourist trap.

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Riffort Village, located on the Otrabada ("Other side") side of Willemstad, on the site of an old fort, comes across as a modern outdoor shopping center/entertainment arcade located on the site of a modern hotel. Riffort Village has much to commend it, but my husband and I found that the best part was just sitting on the benches in the... More 

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Rapla County, Estonia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Luxury overpriced shopping in a unique fort. Get an ice cream, remark at all the foolish people and get out as fast as you can!

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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Close to the Mega Pier, this pleasant shopping and eating area attracts cruise ship visitors for lunch and dinner. They even have ice cream. Near the Renaissance hotel and the Carnaval Casino. Nice area to stroll through on way to the Swinging Bridge and Punda.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Were there on several occasions. plenty of good food typical tourist shops as well as some more high end shops such as Blue Delft Only complaint was the Pigeons. They were everywhere, in the air on the ground on the tables. Need to get some control on them as they are more like vultures when there is food around. Rating... More 

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Oregon
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice high end shops and convenient location. Historical monument was also fun to explore, or sit and have a drink in.

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This part of Otrobanda (The other side of downtown) has been beautifully restored inside the walls of an old fort. Lovely little shops and eateries. Worth a look!

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was a nice shopping area - unfortunately, we were there a little early, and many places were not open yet. There are some cool restaurants/bars there too - I can see this being a great place to go in the evening. The history of the building is pretty cool - and it was fun to go up top to... More 

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Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Very touristy, but a nice change of pace from the resort. Lots of dining options. We had dinner in the Fort, walked around the city, then came back for ice cream and to watch a talented group of musicians cover some Top 20 music. Kids were psyched. It was a nice evening in Willemstad.

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