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Parque Colon

Calle El Conde | Centro Histórico, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-687-4722
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One of Santo Domingo's main gathering places, this plaza has a bronze statue of Columbus at its center.
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Calle El Conde | Centro Histórico, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-687-4722
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful Park in the center of Zona Colonial. Great place to grab a bite, shop and people watch or feed the birds. This is a small but beautiful place that is next to the cathedral and several landmarks. The statue in the center of the...More

Thank Cowboy4fillies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Colombus Park is a typical spanish square. But it is the center of most attractions in the old city. The lateral entrance to the cathedral in here, the Conde street begins almost here. The municipal Palace is on the corner. So it is a...More

Thank Jasogu
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park has not too much itself but its in the middle of the cathedral and some historic buildings. Lots of self proclaimed guides will be a nuisance.

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Parque Colón still retains some of the glory of the past century when it was the obligated visit for the citizens of the city. The name of the park is in honor of Columbus, and they have a very old statue of him at...More

Thank Salvador H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a few excellent cafes allow you to sit and get some serious mojito and pina coladas, some annoying street vendors, but overall a good place top rest and plan your excursion into the old city,

Thank tattard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parque Colon is a very important square in Santo Domingo. Christopher Columbus statue stands there and is one of the main attractions. The square is served with nice restaurants and if you are walking you will pass there on your way to Plaza Espanha. There's...More

Thank gutje
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to walk around to appreciate the park, statues, and buildings or just sit and people watch or enjoy street performances.

Thank happytraveler0924
Reviewed 10 July 2017

They call all the plazas parques. And Parque Colon is a great one! I had dinner several nights at one of the restaurants (I'll write a review on it) where there was always someone playing guitar. Lots of activity with the Cathedral on the other...More

Thank gopkrs
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful statue . People sit around it and sell items and street dancers . Santo Domingo loves their culture and history.

Thank messmer123
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I remembered as a child visiting el Conde and el Parque Colon. Today, it is a must to visitors of Santo Domingo. In front of restaurants and the church. I sat there for about two hours, just enjoying the view, pigeons and music. Few trios...More

Thank Fidel S
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