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“Fun stroll”
Review of Punda

Punda
Ranked #6 of 109 things to do in Willemstad
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Home to most of the shops and tourist activities in Willemstad.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Fun stroll”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

Love the inner city of curacao, a lot of shops and terraces. Check out Penha (for cosmetics) on the punda side instead of the Penha @ renaissance they vary in price. The market with fresh fruit is also on the Punda side.

Visited February 2013
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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Historic World Heritage site”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Beautifully colored buildings line the waterfront. Hustle and bustle. Don't miss the Floating Market. Many restaurants and sites to see.

Visited February 2013
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Cape Coral, Florida
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great old city”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Go in the evening for drinking, dining, and people watching. If you are not a diver, this will be by far the highlite of your trip.

Visited February 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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99 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Shopping for Everyone!”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Punda is the touristy shopping area in the capital city of Willemstad. Whether you are walking from your cruise ship docked inside the canal or from the cruise ship pier along the ocean, you will need to cross the Queen Emma floating Bridge from Otrabanda to get there.
Punda offers shopping for everyone! There are jewelry shops,
restaurants,boutiques,up-scale shops,local wear shops and an open-air flea market with Caribbean souveniers and produce.
Punda has the "true" Dutch Amsterdam-like feel! Don't miss it!

Visited February 2013
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New York, New York, United States
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89 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Some nice restaurants and shopping otherwise run down”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Area was a little shady, there were some small local shoppes to go shopping as well as some global and US chains for clothes. Parking was a bit on the tough side as you have to park and pay and machines although set up for credit card payments only take gilders. Some ally good restaurants at the Arches( which are on the water) one of the best views and dinner spots on island.

Visited February 2013
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