Parque Colon, Santo Domingo

#4 of 36 in Historic Sites in Santo Domingo
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · 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. To visit Parque Colon on your trip to Santo Domingo, use our Santo Domingo holiday website.
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  • Is not pretty much to see is just the statue and the locals doing their stuff, the statues is nice and the church too but that's all  more »
  • Nothing to see. Just square with monument. That's it. Also there are a lot of pigeons, which poo everywhere :)  more »

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