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Fort Amsterdam

Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
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The island's principal fortress today serves as the seat of government.
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Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

I believe this is the oldest building in Curacao according to the tour guide. Again, was not able to indulge only passed by.

Thank 212Travelr
Reviewed 23 May 2016

interesting architecture but though we could (and did) go into the interior courtyard we couldn't really see too much as these are still functioning government offices.

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Fort Amsterdam is an interesting building for a short visit. It was built around 1630 to protect St Anna Bay. it had 4 Bastions and thick walls. I believe it is on UNESCO list of world heritage sites. The Dutch Reformed Church was built in...More

2  Thank Kirktoncoll
Reviewed 20 March 2016

You are in Willemstad and so is the fort, so it is worth taking a couple of minutes to look around, but that is about it.

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 12 March 2016

This area is not well promoted but it is an interesting series of connected buildings including the old church. There is little or no signage and details of the history which is a pity. The church was built in 1768 displayed on its wall and...More

1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Fort Amsterdam is a historical site where the Curacao parliament gathers for special meetings, but als saw many important, historical figures pass by. Simply amazing architecture!

Thank FrankSAmsterdam
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The government buildings and the governor's mansion are located in the fort as well as Fort Kerk, which is an old church.

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Had a great time all around the island, saw kids selling iguana meat by the side of the road as we drove around.

Thank JDBAR2014
Reviewed 27 December 2015

It's really remnants of a fort with some shops and plazas, not nearly as nice is Riffort across the water.

Thank Les L
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Good Historical spot. Good photo ops but not much else here. Still it's not much out of the way, so stop by and snap some good Facebook photo's.

Thank Figwell
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