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Riffort Village

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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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59994348200
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This waterfront entertainment center and shopping area is located at the...

This waterfront entertainment center and shopping area is located at the entrance of St. Anna Bay, a dramatic position at the harbor gateway.

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Cool for happy hour AND shopping

Rif Fort is close to my house, so I end up here quite often. Sometimes I go just to walk around, sometimes to meet up with friends for drinks or even to do some shopping or visit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Otrobanda, null, Netherlands Antilles
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Otrobanda, null, Netherlands Antilles
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rif Fort is close to my house, so I end up here quite often. Sometimes I go just to walk around, sometimes to meet up with friends for drinks or even to do some shopping or visit companies for assistance with my own business (there are several offices located upstairs). It's almost always very clean and tidy, there are decent... More 

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Minnesota
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28 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a cruise ship trap but not bad, just typical. A few restuarants and bars, one that seemed to have a few more locals. A coffee shop that was not the friendliest so we skipped it and we like coffee. A sushi spot I would run from (we ate there -awful). A steak place up top, it was fine... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool little village with shops and eateries. Not the best pizza but good burgers and drinks and good to watch sports with friendly staff

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Thank Dave S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yikes! Not what I was expecting for a something marked on the map as a tourist attraction, Rif Fort. Walls of the old fort are there, but they put a mall over it!!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the old structure of the fort is still in place, but it's been massively altered and added to now host eateries and souvenir shops catering to the Dutch and US tourist. Unfortunately there's little to find about the history of the place.

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Brockport, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a shopping mall that has been built into the walls of a historic fort. Designed for tour boat visitors; expensive.

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Saanichton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old fort in Willemstad converted into shops,restaurants etc Lots of tables and chairs servicing the various restaurants

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Montgomery, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great little shopping spot with places to dine and drink. Built right into the old fort walls. Check it out for a short stop. Climb the stairs for a look out of the old fort windows.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice places with good staff. Authenticity of the visit takes a hit when everything is in US dollars. Be sure to visit this place once, but that's all you will need if you are of the exploring type. If you are the tourist type you'll love this place. Nice photo ops. The fort is very interesting and historic but... More 

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Elko, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first night on the island we had some beers at the bar, Sopranos. It was a fun little place and is where our friend, who live on the island, like to go to watch NFL games. We also had burgers at the burger place in the village. It was a little over priced for the two burgers and beers... More 

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