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Unique Characteristics of a Curaçao Landhuis

2017-03-24T09:09:51+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Categories: Architecture|

Landhuizen play an important role in the cultural heritage of Curaçao. Of course, they make an impression from the outside as you can often spot the grand, colorful buildings from afar. But they also incorporate important history because of their building style and specific features that explain certain uses in the past. This is why most [...]

Top Landhuizen to Visit in Curaçao

2017-03-24T09:09:48+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Categories: Architecture, History|

When driving around in Curaçao you will immediately notice all the colorful houses. Some of them are considered Landhuizen, which means Mansions. Landhuizen were built in the 18th and 19th century. Most of them where used as plantation houses for agriculture or salt. Because of their colonial architecture and their mark on the Curaçao sceneries, they [...]