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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. Plan your Handelskade visit and explore what else you can see and do in Curacao using our Curacao trip builder.
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  • Take me a taxi at the hotel and walked on my own. There are many places to buy adidas, victoria secret, tommy and others!
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  • The Handelskade is a must see if you visit Curacao. We heard so much about it before we arrived, it was the first place we had to see after we got off our cruise ship. It is so Iconic, most of the gif...  more »
  • If you see a picture of Curacao, then you see this section. This is Willemstad/Curacao! The colored houses, the pontoon bridge, the water, the ships. Really wonderful and delicious to be.
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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.