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A Watering Hole for the Community and Great People Watching for Tourists

Parque Duarte, a small park in Santo Domingo, is host to many groups- modern bohemians, musicians... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
HLuiz M
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Bohemian/ funky park in the heart of the zone

If you want to experience the real local, bohemian lifestyle of the Colonial Zone! You have to... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Omar M
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Across the street from the Convento de los Dominicos, this small Colonial Zone park is a good choice for a relaxing break. Offering shady benches under trees, it is a popular meeting place for locals. The sculpture in the center of the park depicts...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Calle Padre Bellini | Corner of Av. Duarte, Santo Domingo 10201, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Parque Duarte, a small park in Santo Domingo, is host to many groups- modern bohemians, musicians, artists, LGBT groups, and other types hanging out in the Colonial Zone. It’s a beautiful plaza-style park named after Juan Pablo Duarte, a Founding Father of the Dominican Republic....More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

If you want to experience the real local, bohemian lifestyle of the Colonial Zone! You have to visit Duarte Park. All of the tourist go to Parque Colon (Columbus Park) but the locals, young Dominicans , bohemian , artist , gay Dominican community (LGBT) come...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

A couple minutes walk off of the El Conde. Very beautiful and historic. Nice place to sit down for a few minutes to rest. Especially on hot sunny day because of the shade.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Visited here on the way to Convent Church nearby. Seemed to be well maintained and very peaceful. Duarte was conisdered to be one of the founders of the Dominican Republic and its independence from Haitian rule in 1844. Exiled many times because of his views.

Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This is the park where LGBT youth gather on Friday or Saturday night to hang out or enjoy the night. This park also contains the statue of Juan Pablo Duarte the founding father of the Dominican Republic and surrounding the park is many old and...More

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