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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Derek Walcott Square

Derek Walcott Square
Castries, St. Lucia
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Ranked #12 of 17 Attractions in Castries
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: This town square is named for Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, a native of the island.
West Seneca, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The entire tour, was great, and we saw the Island from end to end. The food was great, and the rum punch, very tasty.

Beach was clean with more than enough places to sit, and enjoy the view

Visited November 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Gros Islet, St. Lucia
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“attracting but not "happening"”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The area is beautiful, architecture interesting but not any special events happening outside the usual fruit vendors in the area.

Visited October 2012
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Oxford
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

It was just there......can't really say any more than that. Not spectacular, not anything of any note...it was really, just there.

Visited September 2012
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Up Grading Castries...............”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

This is the capital of Castries and it needs to be up graded like Serenity Park in San Soucie Castries need more attractions it needs to be more lively. Castries is the capital f St KLucia and most of the five star restaurants are not located there. Castries needs casino, museum, cinema, bowling alley, theater, five star restaurantsparking lots closing to the middle of town for convince up scale bars. most of the building needs a face lift. too many vagrants.

Visited April 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Nice bakery nearby!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

The square has some attractive old buildings on the right hand side as you face the cathedral from the square, and a big tree, but apart from that not particularly inspiring. We did rather like the bakery which is down Laborie Street. Stand in front of the cathedral facing the square and it's on you left about 100m off the corner of the square. To get to it you'll pass the entrance to a nice local cafe/restaurant which has a balcony area at first floor level - great for getting a drink and watching the activity around the square.

Visited September 2012
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