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Where Venezuelan merchants dock and sell their fresh fish, produce and spices.
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Willemstad, Curacao
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All reviews fruits and vegetables for sale selling fruit freshest produce long row we enjoyed walking walking tour great pictures queen emma bridge unique experience stalls venezuela boats sellers papaya wares stallholders
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There were about 10-12 boats at the market when we went (on a Sunday). Lots of fruit & some produce all at super low prices. They accept both dollars and guilders. No fish when we went, but they said “red snapper tomorrow”.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank knobchouck
Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived on a cruise ship. This was about one mile away and it was very hot. It was worth the walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brellie
Reviewed 1 week ago

A long row of stalls all backing on to Smallish fishing boats fresh from Venezuela. They sell fresh fruit and vegetables and also fish. Cars cruise slowly past the stalls with their window down and buy direct from the stallholders. The political situatio in Venezuela...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lizandianp
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have no idea what this building is/was but it is like you are in the outer concourse of a baseball field and you just walk in a circle. Maybe it is?? Lots of local unmarked bottles of liquid if you are game. Beauty supplies,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Apparently the Venezuelan government put stop to the boats coming to Curacao to sell their fruit. We had purchased fruit there in 2017 and were very saddened after 100 years you could no longer do so

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Miller_Robert
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We were here in March, and REALLY looking forward to seeing the floating market, but Venezuela had put in place restrictions from produce being transported to Curacao (their main source of fresh food) in January 2018. They hope to get more local providers committed to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank U1874WQdonnas
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Fascinating floating bridge, stalls are much the same, people very friendly, a unique experience. Many riverside restaurants available, a nice place to unwind

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nichavard
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We were hoping to visit the Floating Market, but was sad to find out that after 101 yrs, Venezuela has now banded their fisherman from coming to this island. So sad.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank annettew415
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Apparently the vendors come from Venezuela by boat with produce and other wares.They no longer sell directly from their boats. They tie up behind stalls on shore now. The produce offered is a bit fresher and more varied than what we found in the grocery...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank BarbaraF841
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We were here early in the morning, so there weren't so many tourists yet and we had time to wander around and take some nice photos(especially from the Bridge behind stalls). Many of the vendors are from Venezuela, so they speak mostly/only Spanish. Fruits were...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Halkidis
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Orlyc1010
27 December 2016|
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
6am till 2pm most days.closed on sundays
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
A slight walk across the pontoon bridge and to the left
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