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Fort Nassau, Willemstad

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#2 of 9 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. Using our international travel planner, Willemstad attractions like Fort Nassau can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Fort is about the highest thing in the area. From the top viewing point, you see the tall bridge below as well as a commanding view of the whole city.  more »
  • Quite a drive up the hill to the fort. It has lots of history, so suggest you read up on it before you go, or arrange to go with a tour guide. It is NOT walkable from town, but there are many bicyclis...  more »
  • I have been here a couple of times. If you visit Curacao you should also visit this old historical Ford in which a restaurant is situated. It is worth strolling around the place and enjoy the view fro...  more »
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  • We had a wonderful time here for dinner and the food was delicious!! Beautiful views and great service. Thanks to our server Stephanie for a wonderful dining experience! I definitely would come back.
  • Nice restaurant with great views and good food. Old fort on mountain overlooking port. Menu is a bit fancy so if you like common food then might not be for you. Also make sure you ask for an outdoor seat. Inside seats look at refinery, not nice.
  • It was a nice visit. Service was excelent. Food was from good quality.
  • Great food and the most amazing views. Highly recommend!
  • Food quality is ok at best, but the view is worth the visit. Not sure of Curacao food is present at all at this location.
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