Parque del Centenario
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beetcanner
Southern Nevada674 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
Beautiful park, nice, clean bathrooms. See oppossums in the trees along with titi monkeys. Quite a surprise in the middle of a bustling city. This park celebrates independence from Spain (1811 to 1911).
Written January 28, 2024
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Sa-i44
San Diego, CA5,681 contributions
Jul 2018 • Couples
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 inspired by the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris, designed with lots of trees, a pond and a stage for musical performances.

There was a large pool and fountain with little children playing with the water. There were large trees and when we looked up, there was a sloth! Yes, a sloth, as clear as day. He was slowly, slowly, slowly climbing around the tree, as sloths are apt to do. And on the other tree were monkeys, one with a baby on its back. Little did I expect to see either a monkey or a sloth. It was fantastic. We stood there quite a while watching each of them.
Written January 5, 2019
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Liz
Virginia35 contributions
Dec 2016 • Friends
We went here looking for the sloths. We found one and spent a while watching it and taking photos. I also saw 3 monkeys, some iguanas, black vultures and red squirrels. If you like animals, spend some time in this park!
Written December 18, 2016
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Jl201504
Ham Lake, MN85 contributions
Jan 2020
I went to the park three times during my visit. The first time I saw a sloth, only because a tour group was looking up. I also saw one iguana. The second time, I was lucky enough to have a young man tell me there was a mama sloth with her baby and he also pointed out the daddy sloth in a different tree. Then he told me about the three monkeys who live in the park. He pointed out all of the iguanas. You really need to take time to watch for the wildlife, or you’ll miss it. The third time in the park, the young man brought me to the monkeys again.
Written January 30, 2020
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Helaine H
Ontario114 contributions
Jan 2019 • Friends
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 the local animals for a small tip. Sure enough he found us a sloth in the tree! He took us over to show us a mom and her babies! He even offered us pieces of coconut and fruit to give to the animals. All in all we tipped him about $10 but it was soooo worth the money...as you would never find them on your own-as they are well camouflaged. We were lucky enough to have a mother and baby sloth come down to the ground (they only come down once a week to poop). Amazing!!!!
Written January 21, 2019
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YetiStuff
Jacksonville, FL648 contributions
Apr 2017 • Couples
The first time we walked through this park we didn’t see any of the fabled monkeys, sloths, or iguanas. It was disappointing. On our way out, a local guy stopped us and asked if we saw the monkeys. We said no. Then he took us over to a group of trees and showed us a group of monkeys (cotton-top tamarins)! It was awesome! We went back a couple more times while we there and saw lots of iguanas, a sloth, red squirrels, vultures, pigeons, parrots, and other tropical birds. The animals are there, you just need to take your time and look. Try going before 9:00 AM, the animals seem to be more active in the morning.
Written April 8, 2017
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Lost_Veggie
Quindio Department, Colombia36 contributions
Nov 2016 • Friends
There are a few sloths living in this park. If you ask some of the locals (either the guys selling tinto or the workers in the librerías) they can usually point them out. The sloths ("oso perezosos" in Spanish) usually sleep high in the trees under the leaves during the day but come down close to sunset to change trees. They are so adorable! Definitely worth the walk through the park to spot these magical creatures!
Written November 29, 2016
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Jeni H
Cincinnati, OH112 contributions
Mar 2019 • Family
It was blazing hot when we walked here from the Walled City. I don't think it was unsafe, but it was maybe a little sketchy (I realize that sounds very judgmental). I was not dying to spend much time in here with my kids. We saw iguanas and that was it. We didn't really feel compelled to search for any other animals.
Written April 4, 2019
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apetska
45 contributions
Feb 2019 • Couples
The park itself is so-so but you can see sloths, monkeys, iguanas and birds. They can be hard to spot on your own but there are locals that hang out (as far as I could tell) to show you where the animals are that day (for a tip). It is well worth a visit in order to see the wild-life. Close to the clock-tour. The area felt safe.
Written February 28, 2019
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Tiffany J
11 contributions
Feb 2019 • Family
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.
Written February 4, 2019
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Parque del Centenario - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)