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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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This picturesque area takes you back to a past era. Lots of stores for shopping and little side walk cafes to purchase food and drink. Take your camera as you will love the... read more

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

This picturesque area takes you back to a past era. Lots of stores for shopping and little side walk cafes to purchase food and drink. Take your camera as you will love the architecture and colours of the buildings.

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maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lovely architecture. Great for picture taking and shopping. Can be a bit hot, so make sure to briny/buy water.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great shopping and lively locals that love to speak with you. Wear comfortable shoes as the entire shopping area's streets and sidewalks are literally torn up. Apparently they are revitalizing the entire shoping area into all walkiing streets with no vehicle traffic. Not sure what the completion date is but everything is ripped up at the moment but all the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We just got back from our vacation to Curacao. We did a lot of shopping there. The people are very nice, especially in the service and hospitality sectors. Riding the bus was safe.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Not much to see here, and everything is usually closed when you feel like going in to "town". Nice colors though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Punda remains one of the top locations on Curacao. The number of shops is declining and a lot of competition is on the other side Otrabanda/Riffort

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It is ok for shopping but things are expensive, we enjoyed the moving bridge a must walk over a great experience.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a great place to walk around and see local life! You should check out the floating market and the old market! The architecture is stunning!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Nice view on the water front but the stores are mostly tourist trinkets/t-shirts or jewelry. Nothing to really keep you there....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

While vacationing in Curaçao, we were lucky to have the opportunity to visit Punda twice. Both times we really enjoyed ourselves. We loved the Dutch-influenced architecture and the streets of colourful buildings. We enjoyed browsing the various markets. The floating fruit and vegetable market was so unique because the vendors actually pull up to the various stalls in their boats... More 

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