Curaçao Quick Travel Guide
With a travel rating of 50%, Curaçao represents the heart and soul of Dutch influence in the Caribbean. Walking through the capitol Williamstad, you'll almost feel like you're in Amsterdam, especially when you cross the famous Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge that links the most famous and historical parts of the city - Punda and Otrobanda - which are chock full of charming residential homes, restaurant, and shops. Curaçao's appeal extends to a surprising collection of museums like Curaçao Maritime Museum, which chronicles the island's maritime history, and Kura Huland Museum features the slave trade and the African roots of the region. Tour Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue the Western Hemisphere's oldest synagogue that has been in continuous since the 17th century. Sand, sun, and turquoise waters abound in Playa Cas Abou, Knip Bay, and Mambo Beach. Explore the sea caves in Boca Tablas, and the coral reefs of Hato Caves, which also has bats! To see the unexpected, visit Curaçao Ostrich and Game Farm, the biggest ostrich ranching operations outside of Africa. Along the waterfront, Riffort Village will cater to all your shopping desires. And nearby Fort Nassau, which now houses a restaurant and disco, will satisfy your hunger and give you the perfect opportunity to burn some calories by dancing the night away.
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Follow the course of Curaçao's Queen Emma Bridge across the waters of St. Anna Bay, which separates the capital of Willemstad's two historic quarters of Punda and Otrobanda. The pontoon bridge was first constructed in 1888 – ....
|Coordinates:||12 10 N, 69 00 W|
|Main Languages:||Dutch, Papiamento|
|Currency:||Netherlands Antillean Guilder (ANG)|
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- Location: Curaçao