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Parque Espana

Bordered by Avdas. 7 and 3 and Cs. 11 and 17 | Barrio Carmen, San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose Walking Tour including Central Market and Lunch
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One of the capital's most pleasant spots.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good45%
  • Average30%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiet park” (2 reviews)
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Bordered by Avdas. 7 and 3 and Cs. 11 and 17 | Barrio Carmen, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 18 November 2014

This is a nice semi-large park in the middle of the city packed with trees and benches for you to sit. It is a great place to stop by on the way to other attractions. The museums and historic San Jose is all nearby.

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 25 May 2014

A nice small park with lots of trees packed in this small square. The dome, gardens and people there make up the city's vibe. Good for a short stop in between the key San Jose attractions.

Thank Wolszczak
Reviewed 23 April 2014

This is one special park. The area is beautiful. The museum is near by so we took a walk there. I enjoyed my time here.

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Nice smallish park with 2 fountains and tall trees, good to take a break. Tragic all around it so not really serene

Thank 12345678910go
Reviewed 7 August 2013

What makes San José vibrant and beautiful is the diverse presence of parks in some of its most popular areas. Parque España crowns with high trees and secret trails one of my favorite spots in downtown San José. It's a great place to go for...More

1  Thank ldrojas
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Looked at all the contributions for places to visit in San Jose. Not a lot of great architecture in the city but this park is well worth a visit either as part of a walking tour or just to chill. It has lovely flowers and...More

Thank Wiltshire-feet
Reviewed 27 April 2013

We enjoyed this park allot and discovered it while walking to the Orchid Exhibit. Well maintained and a great place to stroll or sit and just relax!

Thank TriciaLyman
Reviewed 30 March 2013

This Park is very close to Parque Morazan and Jardin de Paz. With its mature foliage and flowers as well as decorative fountains and sculptures this park attracts culture lovers for artists displays on the weekends and kissers and huggers at night. Lovely to visit.

2  Thank Capt_of_Adventure
Reviewed 10 March 2013

We spent a lovely afternoon birding this shady park next to the Edificio Metalico and the contemporary art museum. Full of colorful birds and very relaxing.

Thank candace l
Reviewed 29 September 2012

If you´re in San Jose this is, by far, the best place to go on a Saturday. You can go and tack pictures, see a show or tack part of a free workshop (sports or artistic). Every Saturday the Ministry of Culture is in charge...More

1  Thank LynchPKCR
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