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Handelskade, Willemstad

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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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  • We first drove through the area on our tour of the island and to the beaches. After our tour, we had plenty of time to walk from our ship and around Handelskad, Punda, and the pontoon bridge. It is ab...  more »
  • a very nice city view at night with lighting even more beautiful. The district has many small shops, inviting for a little stroll. Many street cafes or restaurants almost invite to linger a few moments and watch the hustle and bustle.
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  • Shows the colorful facades from the bridge overlooking picturesque and pleasant, abounding restaurants in your area, and shopping malls. At the time of withdrawing money at the ATM, unfortunate mind there was no money and in another cashier did not accept visa or mastercard only national cards, taking the need to cross the bridge, but generally pleasant stay.
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  • Willemstad's iconic waterfront, the center of its UNESCO heritage.
  • Great vibe by the water and yummy Arepitas from Iguana cafe. And do not forget the Queen Emma (floating) bridge that opens for large ships to pass through.

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