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A bit underwhelming.

If you visit Castries on a cruise my advice would be to get out of the town and see the lovely... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2017
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Peaceful square

Peaceful square in the centre of Castries next to the Cathedral. Well maintained. Dedicated to... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2017
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This town square is named for Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, a native of the island.
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

If you visit Castries on a cruise my advice would be to get out of the town and see the lovely countryside. The town is very ordinary with little to offer, unfortunately.

1  Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Peaceful square in the centre of Castries next to the Cathedral. Well maintained. Dedicated to Derek Walcott who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992.

1  Thank Ken18
Reviewed April 1, 2017

On our way from Soufrière to the George Charles Airport, which is used by the LIAT company's propeller aircrafts, we asked our taxi-driver to stop by the Derek Walcott Square, somehow the main attraction of Castries, the island's capital. There is an arched entrance, a...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed March 30, 2017

The square is in the centre of Castries with the Cathedral up one end, the public library up the other and surrounded by shops. Beautiful gardens and trees and being prepared for New Years Eve when we visited. This area honours the Nobel Laureate from...More

1  Thank Eddie O
Reviewed March 2, 2017

We visited this city park while walking around Castries. It is a short walk up from the Central Market area by the harbour and bus stands. This park is named after Derek Walcott a Nobel Prize Winner. It is right next to the Cathedral of...More

1  Thank Kirktoncoll
Reviewed February 24, 2017 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...More

1  Thank lee a
Reviewed February 24, 2017

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...More

2  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed February 17, 2017

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.

1  Thank Win T
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

Thank jayneandmike60
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.

1  Thank vstrose
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