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Formerly a wealthy residential quarter of early Jewish merchants.
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Willemstad, Curacao
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

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!

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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
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a small area with many colourful restored houses and the best to see it way is to just walk the streets and soak in the culture. There were some better restaurants in this area but they were not that easy to find.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 19 September 2016

As soon as I saw it from a tour bus real quick, I thought I must go back to explore this small four or so street area by Punda, Curacao.So I walked across a small bridge near the fruit market,(floating market) and wow, small homes...More

Thank Florence A
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Sometimes parts of an old town are just nice to go to, but Scharloo has this special "aahhh"-moment you so need during your stay.......This old Jewish part of town takes you far back in time and shows you the beauty of old architecture and Caribbean...More

Thank FrankSAmsterdam
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I just can't get enough of these wonderfully restored buildings and homes! Do the walking tour yourself with the free Willemstad city guide you can pickup at the Curaçao tourism building...the 17 buildings are worth the walk

Thank CanadianDairyFarmers
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