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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

  • Frascati Hotel

    Landpoortstraat 39/41 NL - 4797 AM Willemstad

    This hotel is located in the star fort village of Willemstad with its fortified walls. Frascati Hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. Both Rotterdam and Breda are 30 minutes by car. Each spacious room is decorated in a modern grey décor. It feat..

  • "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 Willemstad

    Voorstraat 42-44 NL - 4797 BH Willemstad

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