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Historic Walking tour through Otrobanda & Punda
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Historic Walking tour through Otrobanda & Punda

Immerse yourself in the quaint pastel-colored buildings and ornate facades on this history-packed guided walking tour of Willemstad, Curaçao's capital city. Vibrant Dutch architecture and irresistible colonial charm surround you with every step.

Start at the city's main square and head to the Hotel Kura Hulanda, which is situated right at the entrance to a massive harbor. Travel along the waterway to the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge on your way to the historic downtown district. See Fort Amsterdam, which was built in 1635 and today serves as the Governor's Palace, with a beautiful Protestant church nestled in the rear of its courtyard.

Continue along Main Street, passing a floating market where fresh produce is delivered from Venezuela by schooner. Enjoy a brief stop at another market and browse local food and interesting handicrafts. Admire the oldest active synagogue in the Western Hemisphere, built in 1732.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Brionplein, De Rouvilleweg, Willemstad Curacao

The main square of the city

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge, Willemstad Curacao

We will be crossing the floating drawbridge that connects both sides of the city. If the bridge is open, due to ship traffic, you will make use of the local ferries.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fort Amsterdam, Punda, Willemstad Curacao

See Fort Amsterdam, built in 1635 and today is home to the Governor’s Palace. A beautiful Protestant church is situated in the rear of its courtyard.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Handelskade, Willemstad Curacao

Multi-colored Dutch colonial style merchant houses. These houses are perfect models for great Curacao vacation pictures and are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Floating Market, Willemstad Curacao

We will be passing the floating market where fresh fruits and vegetables are brought from Venezuela by schooner.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue, Willemstad Curacao

During the walk you will also pass the oldest active synagogue of the Western Hemisphere, built in 1732.



Duration:2 hours 30 minutes
Commences in:Willemstad, Curacao
Country:Curacao
City:Willemstad

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