Aruba Downtown ‘Historic’ and Cultural Walking Tour

Embark on an enchanting journey through the heart of Aruba's downtown with our captivating walking tour. Discover the vibrant history, culture, and architecture as you stroll through the charming streets. Immerse yourself in the local ambiance, visit iconic landmarks, explore unique shops, and savor two local delicious snacks. Led by our local experts, this immersive experience offers a glimpse into the authentic essence of Aruba's downtown, leaving you with lasting memories of this captivating island.
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40$ per person
Duration
2 Hours
Destination
Aruba
Travellers
15

HISTORIC TOURS Discover Oranjestad

Explore the charming streets and cultural heritage of Aruba's capital city on our Downtown Walking Tour with one of our local experts!
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Embark on an enchanting journey through the heart of Aruba's downtown with our captivating walking tour. Discover the vibrant history, culture, and architecture as you stroll through the charming streets. Immerse yourself in the local ambiance, visit iconic landmarks, explore unique shops, and savor two local delicious snacks. Led by our local experts, this immersive experience offers a glimpse into the authentic essence of Aruba's downtown, leaving you with lasting memories of this captivating island.

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Cosecha Aruban Craft Design & Heritage Zoutmanstraat 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
Price includes
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance to Museums when open
  • Free Pick Up from Hotel (Dropoff Not Incl.)
  • More than 30 amazing sites
Price does not include
  • Hotel drop-off

 

Aruba downtown walking tour

About the Tour

Aruba is not just about its beautiful beaches and warm hospitality. It also has a rich history, culture, and natural beauty waiting to be explored. The Aruba Downtown Historic Walking Tour is the perfect way to discover the heart and soul of Aruba’s capital, Oranjestad.

Explore Oranjestad’s Highlights

On this tour, you will visit some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, including the Parliament Building, the Willem III Tower, and the statue of Betico Croes. You will also explore some hidden gems, such as the Cosecha Aruban Craft Design & Heritage Center and the Bon Bini Festival Museum.

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Aruba Downtown Historic Walking Tour

Experience Aruba’s rich history by visiting Fort Zoutman and the National Archaeological Museum, showcasing the island’s pre-Columbian artifacts. Interact with the locals, learn some Papiamento language, and discover the island’s traditional music and dance.

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Experience Aruba’s Rich History

Join knowledgeable local guides on a leisurely stroll through the charming streets of Oranjestad, and connect with the local community. Immerse yourself in the island’s vibrant and diverse culture by browsing the colorful markets, art galleries, and street food stalls.

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Discover Oranjestad’s Local Culture

Whether you’re a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or just looking for a fun and informative way to explore Aruba, the Aruba Downtown Historic Walking Tour is not to be missed. Put on your walking shoes and get ready to discover the heart and soul of this beautiful island nation.

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Cosecha

Cosecha

10 Minutes

Oranjestad (Pass By)

Caya G. F. Betico Croes.

10 Minutes

Cosas Ricas Snack Truck

Here you will get to savor 'Pastechi'. A traditional Aruban breakfast that can also be served as a snack, consisting of deep-fried, crescent-shaped dough filled with a variety of ingredients

10 Minutes

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

An archaeological museum in the city of Oranjestad in Aruba. The collections covers from 2500 BCE to the 19th century. 

10 Minutes

Plaza Daniel Leo

Named after a local politician, is located in Oranjestad in front of Renaissance Mall.

3 Minutes

Aruba Parliament

Pass by Parliament of Aruba.

5 Minutes

Statue Jan Hendrik Albert Eman

Jan Hendrik Albert "Henny" Eman is an Aruban retired politician. He was the first Prime Minister of Aruba from 1 January 1986 to 9 February 1989

7 Minutes

Wilhemina Park

Queen Wilhelmina Park is a beautiful seaside park located in the Oranjestad Aruba.

5 Minutes

Anne Frank Statue

Annelies Marie Frank was a German-born Jewish girl who kept a diary in which she documented life in hiding under Nazi persecution.

5 Minutes

Queen Wilhemina Statue

Wilhelmina was Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 until her abdication in 1948. She reigned for nearly 58 years, longer than any other Dutch monarch.

5 Minutes

Fortzoutman

Fort Zoutman is a military fortification at Oranjestad, Aruba. Originally built in 1798 by African slaves.

5 Minutes

Aruba City Hall

Home to the civil registration of Oranjestad, Aruba. The building used to be a doctor's office and residential home of Eloy Arends.

10 Minutes

Protestant Church

The Protestant Church is a church of the Dutch Reformed and Lutheran community in Oranjestad, Aruba. The old church dates from 1846.

10 Minutes

Coco Plum Restaurant

Here you will get to savor on some delicious Johnnycake, a cornmeal flatbread, a type of batter bread. The food originates from the indigenous people of North America.

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