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Fort Amsterdam, Willemstad

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Admire the 17th century construction of Fort Amsterdam as you step inside the UNSECO world heritage grounds of Willemstad. Constructed in 1634, the fort features 3 m (10 ft) wide walls and four bastions. Inside, it houses government offices, a cabinet belonging to the governor of Curacao, and the museum of the Protestant community of the city, which is located in the fort church. Head to the fort church and find a cannonball still wedged into its facade, the result of British forces firing shots from a stronghold, with one of them eventually reaching the church. Our Willemstad itinerary planner makes visiting Fort Amsterdam and other Willemstad attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We drove to Ft. Amterdam with our tour guide to take in the views. They are impressive.....you can see the pretty side and the industrial side of Willemstad.  more »
  • A tour through Willemstad do without a visit of to Fort Amsterdam. The Fort was built in 1635 by the Dutch for the protection of the Harbour entrance. Today, the seat of the Government of Curaçao as well as a Museum and an Evangelical Church located here. On its facade, you can see a cannon ball was fired during the siege of the British captain Bligh, a cousin of the famous captain of the bounty, in 1804. We were only in the freely accessible but interesting courtyard.
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  • I need help/imformation got into Goveners office oll doors open on Saturday no one tospeak to even local police showed ho concern or help  more »