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Parque de las Palomas

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“pigeon park”(16 reviews)
“bird food”(5 reviews)
“fun stop”(3 reviews)
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A park dedicated to San Juan’s lively pigeon population – and the pigeons definitely use it.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in San Juan
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Calle Tetuan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

We stopped in this park area to watch the Pidgeon man covered with birds while feeding many more on the ground. The park was created in the 1800s.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

just disgusting! omg I see the idea sounds pretty cool and all but let me make you aware of the fact that this is not the best idea once you do get there. there is absolutely no parking around here and you will walk to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 502ericaf
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This is a fun stop to take photos and hang out, as long as you're OK with pigeon poop. You can buy bird food, but honestly, the birds are everywhere so it's not really needed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EvasWorld
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Fun little park filled with hungry and friendly pigeons- DISCLAIMER, may get pooped on. Fun little restaurants near the park where pigeons roam free. Saw lots of FAT pigeons. Turned out to be entertaining and fun for kiddos. Pretty view of the docks from park...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ADoucy1211
Reviewed 23 May 2018

You can buy little bags with corn and then feed the birds. They will land on you and fight over the food. Great fun for kids

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Hans L
Reviewed 13 May 2018

My nieces wanted to go to play with the birds, one of them enjoy it so much the other one was scared of them, we had fun over all, they go all over you even on your head.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank norma2aim
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The Pigeon Park, or Parque de las Palomas in Puerto Rico, is a small park overlooking the bay, that is home to many of pigeons. A local person is usually there selling small bags of corn, for $2 a bag, which the pigeons absolutely adore....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 12Kim1212
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Disclaimer: If you don't like birds or worry about your children (or yourself) being exposed to bird poop, then stop right here and move on. This park is filled with pigeons and pigeon droppings. I would bring a pack of disinfecting wipes. This park is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bill K
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My family loved this place. There were pigeons everywhere and their crap also. Upon entering I immediately had a bird on my head and one on my babys head. Fortunately it didn't go number two. We fed the birds for awhile. My kids really loved...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank theshu2121
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Very small park, only offers a view on the cruise ship terminal nearby. Lots of pigeons, locals try to sell you bird food you can feed the birds. The birds sit on your head and shoulders, kids cry it out then. That’s the only attraction....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Terri S
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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jwoodford
28 February 2016|
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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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jwoodford
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
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