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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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  • The Handelskade waterfront in the Punda district of the capital of Curaçao is one of the Caribbean’s few UNESCO world heritage sites. Like Otrobanda and Punda itself, the colourful buildings are a... 
    The Handelskade waterfront in the Punda district of the capital of Curaçao is one of the Caribbean’s few UNESCO world heritage sites. Like Otrobanda and Punda itself, the colourful buildings are a...  more »
  • This is more of an area than an attraction. It is right next the the Queen Emma pontoon bridge. Beautifully painted buildings with all kinds of shops, restaurants, bars and larger retail stores... 
    This is more of an area than an attraction. It is right next the the Queen Emma pontoon bridge. Beautifully painted buildings with all kinds of shops, restaurants, bars and larger retail stores...  more »

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