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Parque de las Palomas, San Juan

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Bird lovers appreciate Parque de las Palomas, a picturesque park where a variety of pigeons are known to gather. The park attracts pigeons of all colors, shapes, and sizes, often in large groups. Unlike with some other parks, here you’re encouraged to feed the birds. You can buy some feed from one of the local vendors in the vicinity. While there, pay attention to the park’s trees--many are worth examining because of their twisted trunks and unusual shape. Put Parque de las Palomas at the forefront of your travel plans using our San Juan trip builder.
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  • Children are the most who enjoy feeding the pigeons (sell pods), doves abound and has a beautiful view towards the Bay of San Juan. Very good for taking photos, but rather for children. Sell sweets and soft drinks. Very good ride, if these in old San Juan. Highly recommended for the most small.
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  • This little park is next to the Capilla del Cristo, a quaint historic chapel built to commemorate a miracle. You are smack in the middle of Old San Juan, walking distance to everything offered in this...  more »
  • This was my second time at this park and once again it was a great experience. Parque de las Palomas is a big hit with the kids. Our adult friends and I enjoyed it as well. It's also a great photo opp...  more »
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  • It was a hot day in San Juan, and the park was a nice, shady diversion from the tight streets within the old fort. I found the whole pigeon park area to be slightly gross but pretty interesting, but it is a separate area from the main park and easily avoided if too many pigeons​ in one small area isn't your cuppa. I thought I might get yelled at by the police for jumping up trying to grab a seed pod off a tree to inspect it, but I ended up watching a slightly overweight cop jumping for seeds when I came down empty handed. There are some lovely, cool shaded area, and a number of amazing trees; well worth a visit when wandering the old city.
  • Really fun for a few minutes, especially for little kids. Tons of pigeons. There was a nice man who gave us some corn to feed the birds, he did not ask us for any money, but we gave him a few bucks anyway. A fun little visit :)
  • Fun park for the children or anyone who like birds. At the entrance you can buy a bag of 🐦 food for $3 and feed them.
  • Lots of pigeons, lovely park, it's small. Ppl outside door sell hard corn for a dollar so you can feed pigeons. Some look diseased and sickly. Pretty views of the ocean.
  • We had a blast feeding the birds my kids love it if u aint scare of birds defenetly come check it out

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