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Punda, Willemstad

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Wander around the neighborhood of Punda, Willemstad’s main shopping district since its construction in the 17th century. Observe the wonderful Dutch structures, all painstakingly maintained in bright seaside hues. Venture onto the vibrant and colorful floating market and peruse fresh fish and fruits harvested from around the islands. Back in the picturesque pedestrianized lanes of the town, enjoy European-brand shopping, souvenirs and knick knacks, and pretty coffee shops. Bring along your camera to capture beautiful area's character in photos. Make Punda part of your personalized Willemstad itinerary using our Willemstad itinerary maker.
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  • Restaurants, bars, shopping, Unesco Heritage Site, definitely give yourself half a day to walk around take it all in :)  more »
  • Lovely restored buildings painted vibrant colours make a photographers' paradise. This area is being rejuvenated and has some picturesque bars and restaurants. Lovely place for a stroll at night or du...  more »
  • The fish market was novel but flies on the fish on a hot day were not an attraction for me. However, the people were very friendly and not aggressive to sell their products. I must say that we have vi...  more »