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Parque Colon, Santo Domingo

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Historic Site Landmark
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 is a place that should be visited on a trip to Santo Domingo, there is lots of history, it is also surrounded by very good restaurants (although a little expensive)
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  • Located just opposite a church majestic, in the Centre of the city and in front of one of the restaurants that I recommend in this city: "Jalao". It is indispemnsable to take the photo as Cristobal Colón represents much of the history of this country along with its colonization.
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  • With many nice restaurants, good service and prices worth sit in the Park and watch the Dominicans in his quiet bustle. Trolleys with flavored ice water, street vendors very respectful to his work, etc.
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