Punda
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Fall in love with the historic neighborhood Punda. Streets that are full of life and colors; fantastic murals and colorful building all over the town. Punda is the location of the world famous Handelskade: the waterfront collection of multi-colored buildings that has become Curaçao’s most characteristic image. But there is so much more to discover!
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  • Selma T
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    pure delight
    Punda is a pure delight!! The downtown area is simply breathtaking, adorned with an abundance of captivating local artwork. There is a myriad of exceptional restaurants and a plethora of charming shops to explore. Moreover, the area is steeped in fascinating historical treasures.
    Visited June 2023
    Written July 20, 2023
  • shehinaz
    Toronto, Canada8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous
    The town reminded me of Holland. Very colourful and beautiful.They have a bridge that opens up to the side to let the ships go through. I saw how it opened up and moved to the side. Buildings had beautiful murals, very colourful and som interesting.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written December 14, 2023
  • Keith G.
    Cheshire, Connecticut413 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stopped here on our holiday trip aboard the Odyssey of the Seas!
    After walking across the floating bridge, my wife and I took a good amount of time to explore this amazing area. So many things to see, from shops to the surroundings but the architecture is beautiful. Overall beautiful area and many things to see.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written December 29, 2023
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framic69
120 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Such a lovely city. I would move there if I could. We truly enjoyed our time there. Sp much to see and do. I would recommend this.
Written February 17, 2024
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lucycan
San Diego, CA3,534 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
This is the downtown area right on the water. There are shops and restaurants in this area. This would be the tourist central area. Worth a visit.
Written December 31, 2023
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Keith G.
Cheshire, CT413 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
After walking across the floating bridge, my wife and I took a good amount of time to explore this amazing area. So many things to see, from shops to the surroundings but the architecture is beautiful. Overall beautiful area and many things to see.
Written December 29, 2023
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shehinaz
Toronto, Canada8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
The town reminded me of Holland. Very colourful and beautiful.They have a bridge that opens up to the side to let the ships go through. I saw how it opened up and moved to the side. Buildings had beautiful murals, very colourful and som interesting.
Written December 14, 2023
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BDS62
Greenville, TX327 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Amazing place to walk around and see the sights. We had lunch and enjoyed the whole area so much. Everyone was really friendly and helped us find things.
Written December 12, 2023
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Alexis J
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
Beautiful city, parking is a bit of a challenge, but that is to be expected! Wonderful to explore during the day for the shops and at night for the lights and people
Written October 13, 2023
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nh_roots_and_wings
Toronto, Canada102 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
A nice town to wander around - lots of interesting architecture - old, new, rundown, pristine. The Netherlands in the Caribbean.
Written August 11, 2023
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Selma T
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
Punda is a pure delight!! The downtown area is simply breathtaking, adorned with an abundance of captivating local artwork. There is a myriad of exceptional restaurants and a plethora of charming shops to explore. Moreover, the area is steeped in fascinating historical treasures.
Written July 20, 2023
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Diane B
Rockford, IL51 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Love Punda!! Downtown is stunning! Lots of local art work, great restaurants, lots of shops, and lots of historical stuff.
Written April 16, 2023
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tammyBaltimore_Md
Baltimore, MD2,442 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Solo
Cross the bridge to either side of this beautiful unique island, interesting to walk around and check out everything
Written April 15, 2023
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