Parque Colon, Santo Domingo

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. To visit Parque Colon on your trip to Santo Domingo, use our Santo Domingo holiday website .
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  • October 3, 2017
    Well go on the colonial quarter and submit that there were 500 years ago. Oh cool-what can I still write ... That's remembered the school curriculum and even then could not think that finding myself in such places. The smell of history everywhere.
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  • October 3, 2017
    On a sunny day you can stroll and relax taking a "ronsito" in the bars around. Beware of the pigeons! they usually do poop up if you slip
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  • October 2, 2017
    In this park we can find nearby museums, hotels and restaurants ideal place to walk and enjoy a sunset or a romantic evening with your partner, or have fun with your family and friends
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