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travel42 Port Guide: Oranjestad

Oranjestad travel42 Port of Call Guide

With its charming Dutch-Colonial architecture, Oranjestad, Aruba, is a wonderful place to explore on foot.

In Wilhelmina Park, on the waterfront next to Renaissance Marketplace, is a statue of the late Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands. Her granddaughter, Queen Beatrix, recently handed the throne to her son, who is the first King of The Netherlands since 1890. Queen's Day (30 April) in Aruba and in The Kingdom of the Netherlands, will become King's Day (27 April) beginning in 2014.


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