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Address: Fort Oranjestraat, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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A nineteenth-century fort (now serving as the Harbor Office) featuring an...

A nineteenth-century fort (now serving as the Harbor Office) featuring an adjacent stone lighthouse.

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Right in town so take 5 minutes to see

While you are in town, go by and see the fort and the light house. I love history so I just couldn't pass this.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
Duckygirl2012
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Greenville, South Carolina
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DeLand, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We were all excited to go visit "the fort" but there's really nothing to see inside - just the walls - though we did see some pretty parakeets in the tree!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

While you are in town, go by and see the fort and the light house. I love history so I just couldn't pass this.

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Thank Duckygirl2012
Trinidad
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376 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

This fort stands proud at the port where all cruise ships dock. It is Just another one of the well kept building in the capital and let's you know you are at the main port of Bonaire. Not not more about it really.

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Thank Coryy20
Baton Rouge, LA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We walked by on our way back to our cruise ship. Very close to the dock. Easy walking; less than two blocks.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

it's a small site in the middle of town. a couple of plaques, couple of canons and a bit of a higher viewpoint from which to take photos.

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Thank Nick D
Aptos, California
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339 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Not much here. The fort is very small. But if you're wander the town, it's worth stopping at. Not a destination itself.

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Thank TennisBum P
The World
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

I almost walked right past this building but stopped because I saw the name Wilhemina. There is not much here: a watch tower, cannons. Worth a quick stop.

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Thank Miicha04
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I'm not sure if I missed something about this monument, but there really wasn't much to it. From what I could tell, you couldn't go inside at all, you could just walk around the outside. It was cool to see and I love learning about the history of the places I travel, but it's more of a walk-by while you're... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Fort Oranje is right outside the cruise ship port and an easy walk. It is small but worth looking at. The tower and cannons are nice.

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Orange Park, Florida
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

The fort is right outside the cruise port. It is small with a few cannons around the outside wall. Not a lot to see but an interesting little area to check out.

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