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What a jewel in Sabana Park!

A stunning structure - state-of-the-art stadium in an otherwise somewhat shabby park. The National Stadium really accentuates the joy of Costa Rican sport (football) in the NW... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2015
Alf H
Enderby, British Columbia, Canada
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Enderby, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

A stunning structure - state-of-the-art stadium in an otherwise somewhat shabby park. The National Stadium really accentuates the joy of Costa Rican sport (football) in the NW corner of the park. And there's a brand new Starbucks just opened up across the street (to the west) from the Stadium!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

This stadium was built by Chinese workers on the site of the old national stadium. It was finished in less time than it took Costa Ricans to finish one kilometer of 4 lane road near the stadium. It is used for concerts, special holiday celebrations and. of course, football (soccer). Seats are reasonably comfortable and views are almost all unobstructed.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

This stadium was donated by the Chinese government. Sometimes Saprissa a local soccer team plays their home matches here. Easy access and transportation services

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Huaraz, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

I have been living in San Jose since August of 2013 and have been to two different matches in the national stadium. I went to C.R. vs. U.S.A. and C.R. vs. Mexico. Both games were awesome to go to and I loved it. I've always sat on the North or South end of the stadium and have always enjoyed it.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

The atmosphere is a bit stuck up, but good for kids. Stadium is Olympic, so you sit far back from the game. This also makes for a less noisy stadium. Getting into the stadium, could be easier, as they limit the gates. When they should have them more open.

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Mount Pleasant
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

vendors outside sometimes sell you tickets for the wrong day, be careful. I heard the ´box office´ is at a school like a mile away from the stadium. There is only 1 entrance. You cannot take in coins or batteries for fear of fans throwing them at players which are almost not even in throwable distance because the track surrounds... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

Seats were great easy access in and out.. Sounds great. The stadium is a phenominal vienue..Better tha the Summit in Houston Tx..

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