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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: 465-2327
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Home to most of the shops and tourist activities in Willemstad.
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Willemstad Sightseeing Tour

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Very European look and feel

The colors are beautiful and walking around you may feel that you are in a European capital. Lots of shops and restaurants along the waterway and for a few blocks around

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The colors are beautiful and walking around you may feel that you are in a European capital. Lots of shops and restaurants along the waterway and for a few blocks around

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Punda has very nice and coloured buildings but only a few nice shops. I never see something i would want to buy!

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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very clean and beautiful area with gorgeous buildings. Great for shopping. Will definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Each turn has its story. Providing you are accompanied by a qualified tour guide, you are going to learn a lot about the society and life in Willemstad. It is a great walk through high-end stores and run-of-the-mill boutiques, mixed together in a friendly cohabitation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Nice town lots to see, do and eat. Enjoy your roam around, museums to see, restaurants with views, explore and enjoy stop and enjoy just looking around and the breeze. The quality of shopping was low for me but I did enjoy getting some souvenir beach bags

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had some hours to spend. It's an area where many shop owners are Indian people, nice and friendly making good offers. Some terraces to enjoy drinks and food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We were therre for the King's birthday so it was very crowded but still fun. Be sure to cross the bridge to the other side. Interesting shops and amazing Netherland style buildings in bright colors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Photos you see of Willemstad are most likely taken on the Punda side of Willemstad. Nice architecture, lots of photo ops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We went to Punda for King's Day and what a celebration! This town has lots of shops and eateries. You can eat like the locals eat at Plasa Bieu which I highly recommend. Lots of beautiful building with lots of history and are beautifully colored (pastel).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Shopping at Punda is not cheap. If you have the local currency you pay less then in Us $. They have alot of crafts and nice sundresses, bags, hats. The walk to Otrabanda is nice.

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