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Fort Nassau, Willemstad

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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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  • This is probably the spot to see the sun go down with a fantastic view over the harbour (Schottegat), Willemstad and surroiunings. Located in an old Fort, this restaurant offers the perefct romantic e...  more »
  • Nice location on the top of the mountain overlooking the harbor. You can go to the For Nassau restaurant and see the site too.  more »
  • We had a lovely dinner and the views were spectacular! I had the seafood trio and the boys had the chicken on the pri-fixe menu and said it was fabulous.!  more »
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  • Great views over the bridge! Good food and nice ambiance. Great personel. Historic building
  • The best food I have ever eaten. Better every time I go and the view is breathtaking.
  • Great food, and great service, 10 out of 10 would recommend and also very nice view, and a very historical place
  • Great service and dinner to match. Cool old fort with sweeping views of the island.
  • Food was okay. Server was pretentious. Drinks were too sweet.