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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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  • Handelskade is the most famous part of Punda. Is that part when you see at postcards. Is a must seen.  more »
  • If you're on a cruise stopover like we were this is a great little area to spend some time (especially if beaches aren't your thing). This area is very walkable and offers all sorts of shops, restaura...  more »
  • Handelskade is the leading and most recognized historical area of Punda, Willemstad. Photographic area par excellence, its architecture reminiscent of Amsterdam, with its vibrant colors and constructions of the 18th and 19th century. Fundamental visit.
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  • 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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