Our Historic Capital
Willemstad, Curacao – A World-Class Capital City
Experience the beautiful jewel that is Willemstad, Curacao. This lively port is one of six UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Caribbean, joining the ranks of Old Havana, Old San Juan, and Colonial Santo Domingo.
The Punda District – once fortified and walled – along with its neighboring districts of Otrobanda, Pietermaai, Scharloo, preserve some 765 buildings as national monuments. Chief among these are Fort Amsterdam, the Governor’s Palace, Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue and the colorful Penha building on the waterfront.
After decades of preservation efforts, Willemstad is proud to be counted among the best of the best. Learn more about our historic and beautiful capital city.
Escape to the Caribbean’s hidden treasure. Fall in love with Curacao’s world-class diving and beaches, invigorating outdoor adventure, and its capital, Willemstad. Make your travel arrangements today!