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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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Harborfront street lined with brightly painted 18th century buildings that...

Harborfront street lined with brightly painted 18th century buildings that today, house boutiques, art galleries and sidewalk cafes.

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Pretty

Very fun time, but closes kind of early and there isnt much to do at night except walk around and watch the water/bridge. But was pretty and fun to see

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey
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Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very fun time, but closes kind of early and there isnt much to do at night except walk around and watch the water/bridge. But was pretty and fun to see

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Santa Clarita
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Be sure and see the floating market and old town. Clean colorful...very European. In old town a great shaded boulevard between various restaurants to sit and enjoy a break from sight seeing. Walking across the Queen Emma pontoon bridge is an experience to be enjoyed

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Thank Mary S
Oranjestad, Aruba
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully painted colorfull buildings lined along the harbor waterfront. A unique part of the City of Willemstad and

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New York City, New York
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110 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many places in this world where you can see buildings from the 1600 and 1700s that look like they're made of Delft! The colors--from the yellow Plenha building to the spectrum that runs down the main street--simply dazzles and is fun to see from the Pontoon bridge!

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Puerto Rico
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32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pictures would definitely be awesome in this place. As the boats passes, the sunset on the background and the colorful buildings what could go wrong ?

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Manaus, AM
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How can you prove you've been to Curaçao if you don't have a picture here? : ) This is a must at the sunset. Plan to arrive around 17h30, stroll around, take the pictures and make reservations for an early dinner on one of the many nice restaurants in the surroundings.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Handelskade was part of the total picture for nice Christmas decor which were locally made. At the Punda site one can enjoy a drink and enjoy the Otrabanda site view and or witness the tugboats helping the cruise ships to enter St Ana Baai.

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Thank Ben S
Scarborough
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place to stroll by in the evening and to take nice vacation photos at. It also offers shopping opportunities, but not that many.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful, color rich facades I've ever seen. Any picture taken here is a post card. There are numerous cafe's on the Handelskade, where you can sit right by the harbor.

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Thank Y1858EHlindar
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This unesco heritage protected buildings are the essence of Punda Very beautiful Walk in small streets of Handelskade is a kind of walk to the past

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