Governor's Palace

Located at Fort Amsterdam is the opulent Governor's Palace. It wasn't always this way, but over the years expansion after expansion was made as the property served as the seat of government, a prison, and the private home of the governor. Today, tourists can tour the outside and inside of the property, taking in the gorgeous architecture which has been painstakingly reserved for future generations.

Staying Close

Governor's Palace is located in downtown Willemstad, meaning visitors to this region of Curaçao will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. If you'd like to find a place close to this historical site, you'll find a fair number of lodging options close-by.

Hotels near Governor's Palace
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Plaza Hotel Curaçao Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.7 km) S
Renaissance Curacao Resort Resort 0.1 mi. (0.8 km) S
San Marco Hotel and Casino Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.5 km) E
Academy Hotel Curacao Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.5 km) E
Otrobanda Hotel & Casino Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.7 km) N
Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.9 km) NW
Sonesta Kura Hulanda Village & Spa Resort 0.3 mi. (0.9 km) NNW

Location and What's Nearby

If you work up an appetite while viewing the historic site, don't worry -- you're going to find a great concentration of local restaurants in this area. La Pergola, which dishes out Italian dishes, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. It is just around about a hundred yards from this site's location, so stop by and try something off the menu. Mr. Conga's Cuban Cusine and Waterfort Restaurant offer additional restaurant choices nearby. At Waterfort Restaurant you and your party may try a bite of International cuisine and enjoy the culture of Curaçao.


Contact Information

Location: Plaza Piar, downtown Willemstad, Curacao


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