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Handelskade, Willemstad

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Pier / Boardwalk · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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Stroll the boardwalk of Handelskade, a picture-postcard waterfront lined with vibrantly painted Dutch buildings. An iconic landmark of Curacao, the pier buildings date back to the 18th-century colonial period, inviting visitors with their blue, yellow, and pink facades. As you walk along the charming strip, admire the historical structures, visit the shops and restaurants, or have a drink at a cafe with a scenic harbor view. Put Handelskade and other Willemstad attractions into our Willemstad trip itinerary app, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • One of the landmarks of Curaçao, which is very nice to visit during your stay. Not much going on on the Handelskade itself, unless you need to visit a bank. But it's nice to watch the colourful... 
    One of the landmarks of Curaçao, which is very nice to visit during your stay. Not much going on on the Handelskade itself, unless you need to visit a bank. But it's nice to watch the colourful...  more »
  • This is the waterfront area in the Punda district of downtown Willemstad. It is a colourful, vibrant, historic area and worth having a stroll around. We walked across the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge... 
    This is the waterfront area in the Punda district of downtown Willemstad. It is a colourful, vibrant, historic area and worth having a stroll around. We walked across the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge...  more »
  • The Handelskade waterfront in the Punda district of the capital of Curaçao is one of the Caribbean’s few UNESCO world heritage sites. Like Otrobanda and Punda itself, the colourful buildings are a... 
    The Handelskade waterfront in the Punda district of the capital of Curaçao is one of the Caribbean’s few UNESCO world heritage sites. Like Otrobanda and Punda itself, the colourful buildings are a...  more »

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