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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  • This is also a must, and also a visit to the Cathedral. Drink coffee and feed the pigeons. A place to enjoy Santo Domingo.
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  • Formerly known as squares of weapons. Just opposite to the first church. Surrounded by museums, restaurants and more options
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  • Very elegant little place. It’s busy but your in the middle of the colonial zone. Watch out for all the pigeons it was like a mini Trafalgar Square. Some nice restaurants and shops surrounding.  more »
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  • Nice places to sit and eat. Most of them offer wi Fi. There's a bunch of doves that you can feed and every now and then a group of musicians will pass by playing typical Dominican music. The colonial zone is very nice to walk around and look at the old buildings!
  • Attractive place to visit, having a good time feeding birds
  • Turist trap... But a nice one. Take time to sit on a bench and feed the doves.
  • Beautiful and laid back scene, even though there's a lot happening every time. Good spot for a convo or just sip some coffee while you wonder about your existence.
  • Beautiful park.
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