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Address: Bordered by Avdas. 7 and 3 and Cs. 11 and 17 | Barrio Carmen, San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-257-7202
Description: One of the capital's most pleasant spots.

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pretty park

Was worth the visit. Very large park that is an oasis in a large city. The area nearby is beautiful!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2014
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Michigan City, Indiana
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Michigan City, Indiana
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221 reviews 221 reviews
141 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Was worth the visit. Very large park that is an oasis in a large city. The area nearby is beautiful!

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Ohio
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272 reviews 272 reviews
124 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 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.

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Warszawa, Polska
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356 reviews 356 reviews
269 attraction reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 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.

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 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.

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amsterdam
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

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

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 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 a walk, very intimate and full of flowers and varied vegetation makes it somehow a... More 

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Wiltshire
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75 reviews 75 reviews
19 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 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 trees which we enjoyed. Often things going on around and about the park but check... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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132 reviews 132 reviews
35 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

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!

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On the Beach
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 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.

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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 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.

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