29 May, 2009

Your Mini Travel Guide to Willemstad


There is nothing better than visiting new places and finding out about the culture that exists there because there is always something intriguing and wonderful for you to learn about the ways in which other people around the world relate to each other and to the rest of the world at large. In Willemstad, located in the Dutch Antilles, you will find so many different kinds of people, sites, and stories to take in as you travel around and find out about the cultural and historical past of the city. The city is located on the island of Curaçao and one of the most memorable landmarks is the St. Anna Bay that is located in the center of the city and separates it into its two most prominent and traditional parts – Punda and Otrobanda.

Willemstad is known amongst tourists for its casinos, which are a large part of the attraction that tourists have to this city. The tourism is booming because of the beauty of the city and the great attractions such as the casinos and other modern marvels that exist amongst the historical beauty of the city. These great modern features of the city make it a fantastic place to travel to in order to just have some fun and spend some time relaxing and seeing the sites. Travel guides are available that give directions and hours of operation for many of the city’s attractions.

Because Willemstad is very close to Venezuelan oil fields, a large harbor has developed in the city. This harbor is another one of the city’s claims to fame because it is one of the most important seaports and refineries in the area; actually, it is one of the largest and most used harbors in the Caribbean. The port is so famous because it is a natural harbor that is not only beautiful but also deep enough to be highly functional to the point of fame and importance in the area and abroad.



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One Response to “Willemstad”

  1. It’s a wonderful place i’ve ever seen. Definitely i will book this place as my next jorny i have to take. Thank you so much for posting it.

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