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Iconic!!!

This will be the first image you will see when even researching Curaçao. These colorful structures... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
1mohman
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A Wonderful Street View

This "view" can best be viewed from across the Queen bridge. Just stand and look at the colors... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rc1078
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The Villages, Florida
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Harborfront street lined with brightly painted 18th century buildings that today, house boutiques, art galleries and sidewalk cafes.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This will be the first image you will see when even researching Curaçao. These colorful structures are iconic not only to Curaçao, but the Caribbean and even the world. Great for photos of even a stroll through to shop or dine. To get some really...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This "view" can best be viewed from across the Queen bridge. Just stand and look at the colors. This is one of the prettier cities you will find. Unfortunately as you travel to the northeast end of the street - the fish market - you...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Go there by day, take pictures of the colorful houses. Go there by night, take pictures of the colorful Queen Emma bridge. Colors everywhere. Don't stay too long, but definitely go.

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Reviewed September 27, 2018

With any luck you’ll be here when the bridge opens! We only saw little boats pass through but the huge tankers take this route into the inner harbour. We spent a very enjoyable evening meal here, at la iguana restaurant

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Reviewed September 21, 2018

It's a nice place to walk or to stop for a drink. You can see all the colorfull houses or stop for a not to expensive cocktail!

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Handelskade is definitely one of the most beautiful waterfronts of the world! This historic waterfront, with several colorful Dutch colonial buildings, is "the" face of Curaçao to the world. A view no other place in the world can offer and it's unique! Just think...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This was walking distance from the Avila hotel. Nice to walk around , do some shopping and have a cold beer

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Handelskade is the iconic centerpiece of Willemstad - you won't miss it, and wouldn't want to. Be sure to see it at different times of day, as the sunlight warms the building hues differently as the earth turns.

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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Great photo op....so pretty, with colorful Dutch colonial architecture whether you visit during the day or after dark. If you wander the streets a bit you'll find its a nice area to walk and browse the shops or stop and relax at an outdoor cafe.

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

I just got back from six days of scuba diving in Curacao. FANTASTIC DIVING.... I took my wife here on a cruise ship a few months ago. The ship had a 12 hour stay in port. Holland America , my favorite cruise line. I picked...More

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August 19, 2018|
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Response from Diane G | Reviewed this property |
Most of the restaurants there are pretty decent. There is a walking tour map you can find online that has a lot of good information, and places you need to see, and we have done that. There is a lot to see in town just by... More
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Dayna C
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Response from Edisonia K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It depends on three (3) factors: what you want to see (where you want to go), how much you want to spend and how much time you have. If you have one to two days and want to enjoy most attractions available, it may take... More
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