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

You may enjoy staying in downtown Willemstad if you plan on visiting Governor's Palace, as visitors to this area of Curaçao will have easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. If you wish to book your stay within easy reach of this historical site, you'll enjoy a reasonable number of booking options in the area.

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
Scuba Lodge Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.5 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

Island staples like working on one's golf game and heading to the beach will also be found easily in the surrounding areas. Historic site guests interested in testing their skills on the golf course should consider going to the closest course, Curacao Golf and Squash Club. If you aren't a golfer, think about heading over to Avila Beach, the most convenient beach to visit. While the options above may be the closest, there will still be a good selection of equally enjoyable recreation options. You will encounter additional interesting places out of the sun in this general area. Not far away are two more alluring attractions close by--Fort Amsterdam and Fort Church Museum.


Contact Information

Location: Plaza Piar, Willemstad, Curacao


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