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Fort Nassau, Willemstad

3.8
#2 of 6 in Historic Sites in Curacao
On the top of a hill 68 m (223 ft) high overlooking Schottegat bay sits Fort Nassau. The military committee built the original fort in 1787 to protect the town of Willemstad. The fort features premium panoramic views of the city and also features a tropical garden where you can relax among the plant life. Inside, the fort operates a well renowned restaurant called 'Fort Nassau'. They serve a variety of international dishes with a Caribbean touch, such as a creamy mustard soup, caramelised salmon and a vast array of meat and seafood dishes. To visit Fort Nassau on your holiday in Willemstad, and find out what else Willemstad has to offer, use our Willemstad vacation generator.
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  • July 25, 2017
    If you are used to historical forts and more of a story line that comes with the building, then this is not the attraction to go to. It has a very stunning view and can be quite windy, which is a nice...  more »
  • July 22, 2017
    Fort Nassau is located just behind the Juliana bridge. Via a steep climb to get to the fort. The view over Willemstad and St. Anna Bay is magnificent. For the rest there is little to do. There is a restaurant where you can eat in the evening.
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  • July 19, 2017
    I loved this 5 minute stop so much.I did not eat there but this place die for!I can't get over the beauty of a fort like this .This is ten times better than fort Amsterdam.  more »
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  • June 17, 2017
    Great views over the bridge! Good food and nice ambiance. Great personel. Historic building
  • July 5, 2017
    The best food I have ever eaten. Better every time I go and the view is breathtaking.
  • May 28, 2017
    Great food, and great service, 10 out of 10 would recommend and also very nice view, and a very historical place
  • June 8, 2017
    Great service and dinner to match. Cool old fort with sweeping views of the island.
  • May 18, 2017
    Food was okay. Server was pretentious. Drinks were too sweet.

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