History

Pietermaai 104

Pietermaai 104

In the 1980s, Pietermaai 104 was abandoned and gradually began to deteriorate. Discover how this damaged building was carefully restored and returned to its former glory.

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Pietermaai 102

Pietermaai 102

Ever since its building in the 1800s, the Merchants Villa has served both as a residential home and a commercial property. Since 2015, it's been fully operational as part of Scuba lodge.

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Pietermaai 100

Pietermaai 100

The Presidents Home was built in 1848 on a narrow but deep plot in between Pietermaai and the ocean. What makes this building unique is the lacework sawed-out panels of the covered balcony.

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Pietermaai 98

Pietermaai 98

Pietermaai 98 was built back in 1897. What immediately catches the attention is the positioning of the house on the parcel; it's not aligned with the neighboring buildings.

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Pietermaai 96

Pietermaai 96

Pietermaai 96 was built in 1865. It's the former parental house of S.G.M. 'Boy' Rozendal, who was prime minister of the Netherlands Antilles from 1977 to 1979.

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Why You Should Visit Curaçao’s Historic Pietermaai District

Why You Should Visit Curaçao’s Historic Pietermaai District

Curaçao might be a small island, but it is packed with sights and activities to keep you busy. Many visitors come for the beaches and the year-round sunshine, but the island has a lot more to offer. If you want to include some culture in your trip, you have to visit the historic Pietermaai District―here is why.

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