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This place is in the heart of the capital city, busy and bustling at the best of time, but safe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angeladefreitas
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Jamaica
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At the time the park behind the square was closed because they were setting up for an event. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LindasDoral
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Dania Beach, Florida
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This town square is named for Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, a native of the island.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good25%
  • Average43%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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Castries, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is in the heart of the capital city, busy and bustling at the best of time, but safe. You can walk around and admire the sights.

Thank Angeladefreitas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the time the park behind the square was closed because they were setting up for an event. It was nice, however, to view the poster and information about this writer..

Thank LindasDoral
Reviewed 4 May 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 4 April 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 1 April 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 30 March 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 2 March 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 George B
Reviewed 24 February 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 24 February 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 18 February 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
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