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Parque de las Palomas

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Address: Calle Tetuan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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A park dedicated to San Juan’s lively pigeon population – and the pigeons...

A park dedicated to San Juan’s lively pigeon population – and the pigeons definitely use it.

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Pigeon Park - Site to See in Old San Juan

It is rare that I would recommend a place inundated with Pigeons. This place adjacent to the Chapel of Christ at the end of Calle Cristo is something that is entertaining. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DiAlJo
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Hockessin, Delaware

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Hockessin, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is rare that I would recommend a place inundated with Pigeons. This place adjacent to the Chapel of Christ at the end of Calle Cristo is something that is entertaining. The most entertaining part is watching tourist innocently enter the park and then be covered in pigeons thinking they are offering them food. Honestly there were more pigeons than... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In English this is "Pigeon park". Even if you don't like pigeons I recommend this stop. Locals bring kids here to feed the birds and it is so funny to watch! Pigeons will land on the kids as they feed them. I dare you not to laugh.

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Thank Jeff B
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I went back recently after having gone many times as a child. I'm not really into birds so I can't say it's a favorite of mine but I have so many fond memories playing in this park and feeding the pigeons when I was little. If you can handle the smell and are really into birds, it's a nice place... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Feed the palomas... beautiful, excellent scenery. Historic, next to the first chapel in Puerto Rico. A must see

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Key West, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The trees in the Park are breathtaking. You just have to experience walking by the huge wall and through the gates where the Spanish first settled.

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Newbury, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Just a gem! It was a ton of fun and really low key. The views are fantastic and its easy to find. Well worth the effort. Simply walk to the end of Calle Tetuan and there you are.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We ended up at Parque Palomas while walking in Old San Juan. This place is right at the end of Calle Tetuan and near the famous Calle Cristo, with a boundary to the ocean and hence, the views are amazing. However, the most fascinating part about this park is the thousands of pigeons that flock this place. If you want... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 710 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I think they were able to drive away the pigeons. There were so many less this time. Beautiful views of the ocean from this high point in the city.

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I stumbled across this path and was amazed by the number of pigeons. There is a brick wall with holes for them to roost. They are on the ground, in the trees, on the rooftops -- just everywhere. There was a man selling corn and the birds would land on you and eat out of your hands. I texted my... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

The view is nice here, but there were too many pigeons for me. However, it is called Pigeon Park and there certainly are a lot!

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