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Address: , Willemstad, Curacao
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: 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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Exactly as you've seen in pictures

Exactly as it appears in the pictures. Very beautiful and picturesque. A nice area to walk around and even stop for a drink at one of waterfront bars.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Exactly as it appears in the pictures. Very beautiful and picturesque. A nice area to walk around and even stop for a drink at one of waterfront bars.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is Curacao from all the pictures, so you gotta go here. see the dutch influences and all. Enjoy a drink on the terrace but don't eat the overpriced dishes.

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Hengelo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A gorgeous iconic place with is nice to visit both during the day and during the night. There are several nice shops and restaurants to enjoy here. We were here in January 2013

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Handelskade offers a great terrace You have to sit down sip a drink and enjoy the livelihood in the harbour

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Curacao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Historic buildings with nice facade. This is incredible. I love it. this you will see on both side of the harbor.

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Newfoundland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very pretty, iconic historical part of Punda. The beautiful architecture of the buildings and the unique colours will hold your attention for quite some time. To capture its beauty you need to cross the Queen Emma pontoon bridge and take photos from Otrobanda. We especially enjoyed sitting across the street in an open air restaurant enjoying drinks and the captivating... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Simply beautiful. Every spot by the pier is a great spot for a picture. The people are nice, shopping was better than than previous other islands. Btw, go into a pharmacy. No prescriptions are needed. ....haaaaa

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Clean, lots of shopping, safe, and a cultural testament to Curacao's history! You must go here and just walk along the colorful houses and maybe have a drink on the water!

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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

lovely shopping, very romantic. Love the bridge its very modern, the place is very clean and the prices are very good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A must see, A historic treasure! The buildings are different colors due to the government banning the color white, White made it difficult for the boats to see due to the glare in the early days.

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