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Shady trees

This park is next to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, both of them just a short walk from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MeredithAussie
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Canberra, Australia
For a short rest

With this square St. Lucia honors one of their Nobel laureates Derek Walcott. A quiet place with a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DianaH1961
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Paramaribo, Suriname
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This town square is named for Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, a native of the island.
  • Excellent19%
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  • Average43%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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Castries, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is next to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, both of them just a short walk from town and the markets. It is named for one of the two St Lucians who are Nobel Prize winners, Hon Derek Altom Walcott (Literature 1992) and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With this square St. Lucia honors one of their Nobel laureates Derek Walcott. A quiet place with a huge well kept tree (over 200 years) close to the Basilica Minore. Not much to see but part of the history of the island.

Thank DianaH1961
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is a quiet place in the centre of St Lucia that has a central bandstand and a large tree, set aside amongst some buildings of interest (including the cathedral next door). Worth a visit, pleasant to sit and relax for a bit, taking in...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

There's not a lot going on here but the square is well situated in the town, it's tidy and is a nice place to have a rest whilst sightseeing. It does bring to one's attention the island's pride in its Nobel Prize for Literature winner.

Thank George P
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

There's not much to do in the square but it's a pleasant place to sit in the shade and people-watch. We got into net resting conversations with one tourist and one local. It's central in Castries so useful if you're looking to rest your feet...More

Thank Jenny B
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Entry to the square is through an interesting small arch. Another entrance is through two iron gates supported by naked nymphs either side. There is a small band stand. Near the band stand are two plinths. The plinths contain bronze busts of two local Nobel...More

Thank peter m
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Stopped in our tracks as we walked along the path in the square by a very English voice. It turned out to be a gentlemen sitting on the wall with some of his friends; no he was not being rude or asking for money which...More

Thank holiday-view23-7-11
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

3* This square; really more of a park, is dedicated to the 1992 winner of the Nobel prize for literature. On one side it is bounded by the Roman Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception. There is a 400 year old Samaan tree - the...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

This place is in the heart of the capital city, busy and bustling at the best of time, but safe. You can walk around and admire the sights.

Thank Angeladefreitas
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

At the time the park behind the square was closed because they were setting up for an event. It was nice, however, to view the poster and information about this writer..

Thank LindasDoral
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