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I visited based on the strong reviews but sadly when I got here there were no signs and the people I spoke to kept sending me to places where there were ropes across the entrances. Really hard to work out where to go so I...More
The best attraction in Curacao and still being used for its original purpose.Constructed as the main base of the Dutch West India Company it was the seat of government and the main defence of Willemstadt along with several other forts.
Beautifully maintained and preserved the...More
The awe we felt standing in the middle of this complex is hard to explain. Pure history. These are the original buildings and how I wish I had the dates in front of me. But 100+ years. Make this part of your walking tour.
It might be possible to take a tour, but our guide said these were working government office buildings that included a reception hall, etc. We only stood on the outside in the hot sun and stared at them. If you are interested in colonial architecture,...More
This is another great example of the restoration of the historical buildings you will see all over the sections of Willemstad. Many of the buildings were originally white but the reflection in this hot climate was blinding. The government decided to paint the buildings colorful...More
Beautiful building with refreshing colour. There is an officer at the front but does not stop you. No charge to walk through the gate. Pictures are allowed. There is a museum near the back but it's not free. There is a charge. Nothing really memorable...More