The island of Curacao offers something for everyone.
Open In the neighborhood of the capital there is the famous natural attraction — Hatok caves.
Curious travelers are attracted to these places by the prospect of seeing huge stalactites and incredibly beautiful underground lake. Main inhabitants of the caves are colonies of bats; tour participants will be able to learn a lot of interesting facts about lives of these amazing creatures.
Another famous natural landmark is located in the western part of Curacao. Beautiful Christoffel Park becomes a habitat for many animals and birds; during a walk around the reserve you can see iguanas and rabbits, white-tailed deer and lizards, as well as donkeys and exotic birds. A high tower was built in the reserve especially for tourists, so you can enjoy the natural splendor from a viewing platform.
At the entrance to the reserve there is the Museum of Natural History that organizes amazing tours every day.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion tickets or city discovery tours over Curacao and surroundings. City tours, excursions and tickets in Curacao and surroundings This guide to cultural sights Curacao is protected by the copyright law.
You can re-publish this content with mandatory attribution: Curacao - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Iconic cultural sights of Netherlands Antilles All these historical moments and changes in the nationalities of local inhabitants could not but affect the islands.
There is practically nothing left of the indigenous Indians, but the European culture can be traced very clearly.
Visiting the Antilles, you can enjoy the natural beauty and manmade attractions. You can find something unique on any island.
There will be items that can not be seen elsewhere.Explore Curaçao's board "Curacao Culture" on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Beautiful islands, Caribbean and Vacations. Curacao history begins, as does the history of most islands in this part of the Caribbean, with the Arawak and Taino indigenous people.
These are the people who developed the Papiamentu language specific to the island, a form of patois combining elements of the original native languages, the languages of their conquerors from Spain and the Netherlands, and the African languages of the slaves.
Curacao is a country diverse in heritage and ethnicity. In fact, 42 different ethnic groups call this Dutch Antilles island home.
The island's residents, most of which are of European or African descent, represent various cultural heritages and have a strong sense of cultural awareness. Besides the bin á, a small deer, there are no large native animals. Goats, horses, and cattle were imported by the Spanish conquerors.
There are no poisonous snakes but many varieties of lizards, of which the largest is the iguana. Curacao Famous.
People listed are almost always native to Curacao. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived on Curacao for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to Curacao in their personal endeavors. Guide to travel, doing business, and studying in Curacao - culture, greetings, gestures, etiquette, protocol, negotiations, gift-giving, and more.
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