Parque de las Palomas, San Juan

4.2
#6 of 19 in Parks in San Juan
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. Arrange your visit to Parque de las Palomas and discover more family-friendly attractions in San Juan using our San Juan trip planner .
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  • Beautiful park in old San Juan, lots and lots of pigeons, not ideal if you don’t like them , however I’d say try and overcome your fear to see this beautiful spot. Gorgeous gardens with lots of places...  more »
  • Nice park, you can feed the pigeons and have a very nice time. Pigeons are not at all aggressive and coexist perfectly with people. Then you can go through the nearby streets and enjoy a cold beer.
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  • Every time we come to OSJ we come here. My kids and grandkids love this place. The pigeons are so friendly and will hop right up on your arm or shoulder. There's a guy outside the gate that will sell ...  more »
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  • Great family experience. Piece of wisdom: pigeons prefer peas over corn. If you want to attract them to eat from your hands, you better purchase the bags of peas from the local vendors at the entrance of the park.
  • What a neat place. The time we were there it was great watching a small dog trying to upset the birds. It is a short walk from the cruise ship dock and is well worth the walk. What a beautiful part of USA
  • Beautiful park. Pigeons are not shy. You can buy from.a.local vendor a Ziploc of food for 1.00 and feed them . Put the split corn in your hand and they will fly to you . They eat from your hands. Wonderful experience.
  • Kids loved this place! The birds land right on you. There is someone who sells bags of bird feed at the entrance. I think it was $2 a bag.
  • Pretty amazing spot of hundreds of pigeons and a beautiful view. Vendors are there selling very large bags of feed for a mere $1. Whether you have food or not, be prepared for a pigeon to land on you searching for food. Nice little spot to people and pigeon watch.
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