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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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  • In this colonisme area named Park Colon in the city of Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic is easy to fine one of the oldest Colon Ruts, in the colonial area were the park is located,can people also fine...  more »
  • A wooded area the size of a square, past the Cathedral is this park. Serves even to get some shade in this piece of the city, one of the most transited in the Colonial zone.
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  • Take a seat on one of its banks or terraces, and observe the go and come from people's worth. From time to time arises any action or begin to play music. Beautiful view of the Cathedral.
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