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Address: Castries, St. Lucia
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This town square is named for Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, a native of the...

This town square is named for Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, a native of the island.

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We was in Castries for the day from our cruise ship so passed this square on our way out from cruise terminal for a day around beautiful St Lucia. The island is lovely and... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
lee a
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We was in Castries for the day from our cruise ship so passed this square on our way out from cruise terminal for a day around beautiful St Lucia. The island is lovely and friendly with lots to do and see especially the beaches and secluded areas away from the capital which we had a brief walk around after being... More 

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Thank lee a
Witney, United Kingdom
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768 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The square is pretty much in the centre of Castries. It provides a place to sit and relax away from the busyness around. It is dedicated to Sir Derek Walcott, who is one of St Lucia's two Nobel prize winners ( the other one is Sir Arthur Lewis). There is nothing special in the park, but it is well maintained.

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Thank Andrew C
Almonte, Canada
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73 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to see in Castries so I guess this Place makes the list. Couple of nice sculptures of St. Lucia's Nobel Laureates. Fountain was shut down and not much else to see.

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Thank Win T
London, United Kingdom
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289 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Castries is a fairly unremarkable town, and Derek Walcott Square is therefore quite fitting as it is a fairly unremarkable square. It's good for about five minutes of people-watching and then some sight-seeing of the few buildings around it, but not much more can honestly be said about this. Aside from the admirable contributions of Derek Walcott to Saint Lucian... More 

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Thank DukeTroy
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Local oasis in Castries,well kept, but nothing special but has plenty of room to get away from the bustle of the local shops

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Thank jayneandmike60
Stockbridge, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Nice park to relax in under a 100 old plus tree. Place right near the caribbean's oldest and largest cathedral.

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Thank vstrose
Mayaguez
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

This square is worth visiting as part of the tour of St. Lucia. We just spent a few minutes here in our tour. We should have returned. Quite beautiful, and a good way to see more of St. Lucia's culture and life. Next to the Cathedral (just a few steps away). Impressive that this small island has had two Nobel... More 

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Thank viatgesrjr
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Good central meeting point. Has adequate parking for shops, Church local food sellers. Also a nice quieter area in the middle of town with shade.

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Thank Gizelle R
Waddinxveen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

this square is very nice, there are old trees (up to 400 years old), a fountain and the statues of two Nobel-prize winners

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Not much to do here really, but managed to buy some local St Lucian music from the sellers adjacent.

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