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Address: Paramaribo, Suriname
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Very interesting!

This is a very interesting boulevard, and many of the buildings are very nice...unfortunately, many of them are falling apart and there are lots of homeless people in the area.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
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Princeton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for a walk here with my husband after we had his birthday dinner somewhere else, but there were a lot of junkies around who bothered us and asked for money or food. It was not very clean and there is not much space to sit and enjoy the view of the water.

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Thank Tahirah H
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved walking the streets of the World Heritage area, especially this boulevard. Many of the houses are in very good condition, lthough a few beyond recovery. Walking is the way to visit and just admire this historic neighbourhood.

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Thank Anthony S
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually went to this area twice since it's a short walk from the Fort. There is a non-discript open air restaurant that you will pass leaving the Fort if you are walking along the riverside. Have lunch there, much better than the food at the Fort. In fact, the food was delicious and the service great. The only regret... More 

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Thank Claire_Colorado
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 375 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Waterkrant is a short piece of street, but the row of beautiful 19th century buildings, in various states of repair overlooking the river is a perfect introduction to Paramaribo. For architecture fans, and other lovers of different buildings, time spent on the Waterkrant is never wasted.

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Thank MaxGlobetrotter
North Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The Waterfront, is the place to be on a cool evening, enjoying the views across the suriname river to the west bank, while sipping a cold beer. Further east you can stroll to the central market where exotica awaits.Fruits,veggies,herbs,tradition,magic,meats,foods,and myriad aromas will tantalize you. This is a must visit.

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Thank steven g
Princeton, New Jersey
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77 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a very interesting boulevard, and many of the buildings are very nice...unfortunately, many of them are falling apart and there are lots of homeless people in the area.

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Thank Engerdes
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Paramaribo is unlike any other capital city I've seen, because of the Dutch architecture from the 1800's that has been preserved. Some of the buildings are without paint and some are gloriously restored, and both add to the charm. This is a definite stop if you enjoy history, especially UNESCO sites. Charming. Drive/walk around the whole area so you can... More 

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Thank fiftystatesevenconts
Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

this is the place where you can have something to drink and eat 24/7, located at the bank of the Suriname river you will always be able to enjoy a cool breeze.

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Thank Orlando M
Paramaribo, Suriname
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4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A stroll through the riverside Boulevard in Paramaribo brings you across colonial buildings, some local food stands, the Independence square, the Presidential building. If you walk a bit further you'll see the Fort Zeelandia (museum), the Garden of Palms (Palmentuin) and the popular restaurants and hotels.

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Thank daniella j
Middelbeers, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This place along the Suriname river is a perfect place to relax and watch the locals relax (also in the evening). You can also have a little bit to eat or drink over here. And along the street are some beautiful wooden old buildings. We sat a few hours over here on a saturday evening and there were a lot... More 

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