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Nice park on the edge of town.

This is a lovely park at the end of town - just past the museum. Larger than the park in the center... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gungo22
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San Juan, PR
parrots and golondrinas

for some reason millions of birds sleeps in this park, en the sun sets millions arrive looking for... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Juan C
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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely park at the end of town - just past the museum. Larger than the park in the center of town, a nice place to relax and enjoy the breeze.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gungo22
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Really was a nice park and it was amazing to see all the birds that come in on a evening. But of course, because of the amount of birds, there is a lot of bird mess and has a horrible smell. But other than that,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Monique D
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Except for the moment when the thousands of parrots arrive to spend the night (between 5 and 6, very worth watching from the church tower!, small entrance fee), visiting this square is not at all a pleasant experience due to the very strong smell caused...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EditCoro
Reviewed 29 July 2018

for some reason millions of birds sleeps in this park, en the sun sets millions arrive looking for a spot to spend the night is an amazing experience

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Juan C
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

It’s quite the spectacle and an amazing phenomena to see these beautiful birds come settle in for the night. Amazing how thousands of them accommodate one another... so much to learn from them as humans.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tabassumsmiles
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

There is not much to do in Leticia, it’s essentially a gateway to the Amazon - but if you are there visit this park at dusk to see the parrots come home to roost - it’s spectacular!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank annetteh437
Reviewed 19 April 2018

It is a must to see at least one night. Unbelievable - can't believe that many parrots show up at one time. The sky is full of them - then they swoop into the trees.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank knichola
Reviewed 27 February 2018

As written by dozens of others the park is filled with returning birds at dusk making a great amount of bird sounds as they fly around the surrounding area.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank memse
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Good place to hang out and absorb the local life yet the park could use an upgrade the benches are falling apart. If you are there at sundown you are in for a cacophony of noise as the parrots go back and forth between the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank christophekP6235QD
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This is the central square of Leticia, right in the downtown, in this place at around 5ish pm you will see something I am sure you've never seen before, the Birds arriving to sleep! you will hear them for about 25-30 mins coming in hoards...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Memo M
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