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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. Put Handelskade and other Willemstad attractions into our Willemstad trip itinerary app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • No matter how many times I've visited (6, I think) this view never gets old! Fun to enjoy a cold Heineken at the Iguana Cafe and watch the old Queen Emma bridge swing open for the large ships or the V...  more »
  • This is one of those cities you'd like to live in when you're retired, or actually anytime! It's spectacular.
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