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Parque Colon, Santo Domingo

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Get to the heart of the city's historic center at Parque Colon, a central square and popular meeting place. Frequented by locals and tourists alike, the park offers views of some of the town's architectural highlights, and features a central statue of Christopher Columbus, made in the late 19th century by French sculptor Ernest Gilbert. The square has a lively, bustling atmosphere, with hawkers, guides, taxi drivers, and many, many pigeons to watch from the comfort of the shade beneath a tree. By using our Santo Domingo trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Parque Colon and other attractions in Santo Domingo.
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  • This beautiful monument located in a small park, we offer rest areas equipped with a few park bench to rest. You can find shops of all kind souvenir shops. Enjoy your visit
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  • A fabulous place just to sit and people watch. There are musicians street sellers and cafes around. Even watching the tourists can be eye opening  more »
  • Interesting to observe this central place of the colonial area. Very nice to walk around and have a drink.
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