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Formerly a wealthy residential quarter of early Jewish merchants.
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Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying at the Ritz Village which is the restoration of the Ritz Ice Cream Factory. Along that street are many restored mansions of all different colors which are now law and administrative offices. It can be a bit dicey walking around and sidewalks...More

Thank vagabondginger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is part of Willemstad and definitely worth a visit. Please hire a guide, since most of the buildings are privately owned so there is no way to find out about their history on your own. It's a paradise for photographers, so bring on your...More

Thank Carla S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is located next to Punda, but the architecture is completely different. Here you will see the most beautiful houses of the island, but there are also quit a few that need urgent restauration. Enough to be done!

Thank Tramx
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Figure out where this is and take a self-guided walking tour. Bring your camera - there are great examples of 'period architecture'

1  Thank old_javacoder
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A guided tour around the Scharloo area provides you more insight of how Curacao helped its population to be proud of their neighbourhood again. Beautiful city reconstruction and most friendly people. A guided tour is recommended!

2  Thank Sandra1087
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Scharloo area is a pretty rough neighbourhood to go through, so I wouldn't recommend going there by foot as a tourist. Driving through there everyone notices you, so I would recommend going there with a few or even a group. Especially if you want...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We walked around Scharloo before heading to the airport on our last day. Colorful peaceful neighborhood. Children were just returning from school and family life was in full swing. Very pleasant glimpse of Caribbean Island life.

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Took a walk to see the restored buildings, but the ones we saw were not labeled with names to inform us what they once were. Spend your time at the beach.

Thank MilwaukeeSunseeker2
Reviewed 5 January 2017

No reason to go here unless there's something specific you want to see. Pretty architecture along with chickens scratching in yards and buildings that have been boarded up with trees growing though the roof.

Thank David N
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Beautiful architecture like all of Curacao boats. Also in the heart of the attractions. Was not able to truly indulge as I was on a tour and we only passed by.

Thank 212Travelr
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