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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 4 weeks ago

Fort Amsterdam on the other side of the estuary now encloses all the government offices. There is no charge to enter either structure, or cross the bridge. Other then the cannon ball embedded in the walll of the old church there is not much else...More

Thank Tommy599
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Amsterdam is of historic significance and as in yesteryears remains the seat of government. It houses several government offices including the Governor's office. Inside lining the square are the offices and a cathedral with a cannon ball embedded on the wall!

Thank Traveler-O-World
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This is so hipped on TripAdvisor and just a old fort with a church and government offices .Not much to see but I did not go in church.overall it was not worth a visit

Thank wqu
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Not.much to see at fort Amsterdam. Nowadays it's an government building which means you cannot go inside. The outer wall is nice and the courtyard too. At some moments the chapel is open to visitors. The fort is situated right at the pontjes brug.

1  Thank Samantha_Nobelen
Reviewed 16 June 2017

While visiting Willemstad we walked arround a lot and slept in two different hotels, before and after our cruise. We did visit the fort, but only from the outside this time.

Thank Tbirdt-bird444
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This was our second stop on our Royal Caribbean Cruise which was breath taking. Crashing waves on the rocks, perfect Dutch architecture and people who love their country, will talk to you and make you feel at home. We went all over the area, shopped,...More

Thank GaDawg44
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Not on the "must see list" but fascinating to see Dutch architecture on a Caribbean Island and plenty to see at this, the seat of the local government. Not many buildings are accessible, mainly because they are in use as public buildings/offices. If you are...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We drove to Ft. Amterdam with our tour guide to take in the views. They are impressive.....you can see the pretty side and the industrial side of Willemstad.

Thank hbhakh
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I need help/imformation got into Goveners office oll doors open on Saturday no one tospeak to even local police showed ho concern or help

Thank explorer1952
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Such old building seem perfectly preserved. Very pretty, quiet spot to cool down and find some shade. Can't help but wonder what pirates might have been captured at this fort, but not much information to read. Currently houses government offices.

Thank Kathleen M
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