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Netherlands Antilles Travel Guide : Tour Guide
by Jesse Russell




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Netherlands Antilles Travel Guide. Tour Guide. The Antilles are well known as a center of beach tourism. Guests of the islands will be pleased to find several hundred beautiful beaches, magnificent parks and nature reserves, as well as numerous historical landmarks, interesting architectural sights and museums. The best way to get acquainted with main landmarks of the islands is to visit the island of Curacao, which is home to the biggest medieval complex Fort Amsterdam. The fort was built in 1635 and is currently used as the government's residence. In the past, the fort was used as a protective facility, so all the inner premises were turned into casemates in order to counter a possible attack. The Museum of Curacao, which is open in one of old buildings, is among the most interesting cultural destinations on the island. The museum exhibits different collections and many interesting items, such as pictures, elegant furniture, maps, old working tools, craftworks and much more. Tourists are also recommended to pay attention to the following museums: the Marine Museum, the Fort Amsterdam Church Museum, the Jewish Cultural and Historical Museum and Kura Hulanda Museum. Travelers, who want to get acquainted with local flora and fauna, are recommended to visit the island of Bonaire. This island has quite an unusual nature its northern part is covered by hills and dense forests, while the southern part is mostly a steep one. Thanks to such a unique contrast, it's possible to see many different species of animals and numerous types of plants. There are particularly many birds on the island more than 200 species. Fans of scuba diving will also fall in love with this place as local waters are home to more than 500 species of fish, rare sea turtles and more than 70 types of seaweed.

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Netherlands Antilles Travel Guide. Tour Guide. The Antilles are well known as a center of beach tourism. Guests of the islands will be pleased to find several hundred beautiful beaches, magnificent parks and nature reserves, as well as numerous historical landmarks, interesting architectural sights and museums. The best way to get acquainted with main landmarks of the islands is to visit the island of Curacao, which is home to the biggest medieval complex Fort Amsterdam. The fort was built in 1635 and is currently used as the government's residence. In the past, the fort was used as a protective facility, so all the inner premises were turned into casemates in order to counter a possible attack. The Museum of Curacao, which is open in one of old buildings, is among the most interesting cultural destinations on the island. The museum exhibits different collections and many interesting items, such as pictures, elegant furniture, maps, old working tools, craftworks and much more. Tourists are also recommended to pay attention to the following museums: the Marine Museum, the Fort Amsterdam Church Museum, the Jewish Cultural and Historical Museum and Kura Hulanda Museum. Travelers, who want to get acquainted with local flora and fauna, are recommended to visit the island of Bonaire. This island has quite an unusual nature its northern part is covered by hills and dense forests, while the southern part is mostly a steep one. Thanks to such a unique contrast, it's possible to see many different species of animals and numerous types of plants. There are particularly many birds on the island more than 200 species. Fans of scuba diving will also fall in love with this place as local waters are home to more than 500 species of fish, rare sea turtles and more than 70 types of seaweed.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781709566608
  • ISBN-10: 1709566604
  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: November 2019
  • Page Count: 228
  • Dimensions: 7.99 x 5 x 0.52 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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