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Parque del Centenario

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Real people and strange animals

In the middle of the city ordinary people minding their own business. Look up, but you might see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janhuppeldepup
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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Sloths and monkeys!

This park is a short walk from the main gate of the walled city. A gentleman took us right to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PamelaH409
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Saint Thomas, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the middle of the city ordinary people minding their own business. Look up, but you might see monkeys and .. sloths!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank janhuppeldepup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go to this park! Look for the sloths and monkeys, they are there! It was so fun to sit, relax, watch and hang with the locals.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tiffany J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This park is a short walk from the main gate of the walled city. A gentleman took us right to the sloths and monkeys. He gave us coconut to feed them and we gave him $6.00. The sloth with her baby came down the tree...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PamelaH409
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, I read that there were possibly sloths and monkeys here, so we decided to check it out. We were not disappointed!! A gentleman saw us looking around and offered to show us a sloth. I had read about people offering to show you doofus...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank weluv2travellots
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Across the the street from the Clock Tower is a park, and we walked through the Puerta Libertad into the the Parque del Centenario. The park was built in the place where it is believed that was once an ancient Indian village. The park was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

The Parque itself is fine but if you want to see some Colombian animals you should visit. We saw sloths, tamarind, iguanas, squirrels and lots of birds. There’s a man in the park who knows the animals very well and will show you where they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank cat_b903
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

The parque is very nice and central, but it is a bit dirty. During the night the parque is closed to the public.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed September 9, 2018

It is a big park, surrounded by a fence and has a lot to see. They have monkeys, sloths and squirrels and they cavort in the trees. It is between Getsemani and the Walled City. Open air gazebo is nice.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dirk M
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We visited Cartagena on a Sunday and noticed that there was a market in el Parque del Centenario . We were told that normally it is possible to see monkeys and iguanas but because of the attendance on a Sunday morning , the animals would...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank belleretraite
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Nice walk in daylight between Gethsemanei and Walled City. Closed after 1700. Sad to see homeless and prostitutes on thestreet outside the park after dark.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ThomasA781
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