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Handelskade, Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles
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This fortified town in a star shape (1583) owes its name to its founder: William (Willem) of Orange. Its fortifications, by A. Anthonisz , are one of the most attractive examples of the old Dutch system. Its marina is very busy. It commands the lock which opens onto the Volkerak. Boat trips are organised in the north of the Delta.

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Tourist attractions Willemstad : Things to see and do

  • Church

    NL - 4797 Willemstad

    The octagonal plan church is surrounded by a shady cemetery which itself is surrounded by a ditch. Its construction was finished in 1607. This was the first Protestant church in the Netherlands.

  • Prinsenhof or Mauritshuis

    NL - 4797 AC Willemstad

    Located on the ramparts, this building was built in the 17C by Prince Maurice of Orange and houses a Tourist Information Office. It also has a small historic collection.

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Hotels Willemstad

  • "Het Wapen Van Willemstad"

    Benedenkade 12 NL - 4797 AV Willemstad

    Set at the harbour of Willemstad with its monumental fortresses and only 5 minutes away by car from motorway A29, "Het Wapen Van Willemstad" offers spacious accommodation with free private parking on site. Each room at the hotel features a..

  • Hotel Mauritz

    Landpoortstraat 24 NL - 4797 AN Willemstad

    Hotel Mauritz is in the fortification of the historical town of Willemstad at Hollandsch Diep and has free WiFi. The property has 15 double rooms, spread over 2 location. The accommodation also offers free parking. The rooms all have boxspring beddi..

  • Hotel Willemstad

    Voorstraat 42-44 NL - 4797 BH Willemstad

    Hotel Willemstad is located in Willemstad, only a 5-minute drive from motorway A59. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a flat-screen TV and cable channels. Tea and coffee making facilities are included. The private ..

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