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Parque de las Palomas

#37 of 201 things to do in San Juan Features Animals
Calle Tetuan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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A park dedicated to San Juan’s lively pigeon population – and the pigeons definitely use it.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pigeon park” (12 reviews)
“small park” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Calle Tetuan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The park reminds me of the pigeons in Saint Mark's Square in Venice. They're aren't nearly as many pigeons but they are just as friendly and eager for a snack. The park is very small but has spectacular views.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a blast feeding cracked corn to the hundreds of pigeons in the park. For $1 a bag, we purchased food outside the gates, and spent the next hour interacting with the wildlife. The pigeons are mostly very tame, and will land on you...More

Thank Timothy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great area. Pigeon area, feeding area. Watch for their pooped. No fee to enter park. Great view of the port.

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walking there is a greatly toes colonial Calle and Capilla del Cristo! The small park behind the colonial houses, the convent and the vista to the bay are a site to enjoy Great for taking children and just sit and relax...

Thank Jesus V
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I just finished a tour and we stopped there and there are massive number a pigeons in one place and there are some that willing to land either on your shoulder or back. And I remember that the last time I've been there I was...More

Thank jmsg_PR
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Went with my 3 years old toddler and had a blast feeding the birds The place has a espera year view and it is worth visiting while at old San Juan location is centric of visiting Old San Juan Price for bird food which is...More

Thank maryperez2016
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A small park with a few benches where you can get a nice view from the top of the old walls .. the pigeons also roost in pigeon-holes in the wall....

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Saw this park near to our hotel I attempted to enter, but the overwhelming smell defeated me ,lots of trees, great views, lot of pigeons, but my sinus was bothering me so I didn't attempt to stay long,guys selling bird feed outside gates,told me Puerto...More

Thank beverley d
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This park is full of pigeons and its great to sit at the benches and watch the children playing around. It has a beautiful views of the bay,

Thank Irene R
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We were doing an impromptu walk around old San Juan and totally stumbled onto this park. It was perched up on a high ridge overlooking the harbor and was a very entertaining diversion to be amongst all the pigeons. Local vendors will sell small bags...More

Thank NYHoser
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Terri S
How close can a vehicle get to the park entrance. (Pushing mom in wheelchair) ! Thank you.
1 June 2016|
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Response from Giorgy De L. C | Reviewed this property |
Although it may be difficult to find public parking nearby, it is not impossible . However, in some nearby streets you can park and enjoy the ride without problems.
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28 February 2016|
Response from Steve1362 | Reviewed this property |
The closest place to stay that I am aware of is a B&B called the Monastery Art Suites. The closest hotels are the Hotel Convento and Hotel Plaza De Armas both about two blocks away. Other B&B's a bit further are Caleto 64... More
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28 February 2016|
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Response from Clarkie815 | Reviewed this property |
There are some hotels in the Old San Juan but there is a large variety in Condado, from high end to Bed & Breakfast. . There are buses on the main street in Condado that will bring you to Old San Juan within minutes. Also... More