Derek Walcott Square, Castries

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Derek Walcott Square (formerly Columbus Square) is a public square and park located in central Castries, Saint Lucia.

The square is bounded by Bourbon, Brazil, Laborie and Micoud Streets.

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and the Castries Central Library are located at the square.
The square was previously named Place d'Armes and Promenade Square. It was named Columbus Square in 1892.

In 1993, it was named Derek Walcott Square after Nobel laureate Derek Walcott.
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  • My wife and I walked around the iconic square when calling off from a cruise ship while in Castries for the day and found it very interesting. It's a quaint park really and is clearly the central...  more »
  • A nice calm space in the centre of the city. There’s a band stand and a tree to sit under during the heat of the day. There’s also a fountain and a couple of statues to look at and admire.  more »
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  • Beautiful...tranquil, relaxing!!
  • Quiet little park with Pavilion, where you can stand it out. You can easily watch the Locals while they eat, chat or sleep here.
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