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Parque La Sabana

San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #11 of 40 Attractions in San Jose
Type: Parks
Description: The city's largest park.
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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

This was one of the highlites of the city in my previous visits, but upon the construction of the new soccer stadium next to it, they almost destroyed it. Very sad!

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Cairns
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The first time I visited this park I was disappointed as it was desolate with no one around. It looked old and tired. The second time was more pleasant as there were people enjoying sports and picnics. I enjoyed the variety of ducks at the lake and watching the local try their much at fishing. I saw squirrels playing in... More

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Escazu, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A bit crowded and chaotic on holidays, it's a great place to take a stroll on a weekday around the pond and through the varied mature mini-forests. There is also a jogging track, if that's your thing, but watch out for the bicyclists and skaters. I've met some nice locals there.

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Tibas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Besides being a lung of the city is one of the main places of recreation for the family where you can practice many sports

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The park is a DUMP...unregulated food vendors, human feces, used condoms, horse manure, motorcycles driving across the park, corrupt park officials, charging money for using the public restroom, every other tree is a urinal,dog poop from stray and leashed dogs all over the place. It's not a family friendly park it's a place where ticos poop and urinate in public...and... More

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Grifo Alto, San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

this place is big and beautiful,lots of people going about doing their thing there is fishing,running jogging, aerobics with music,many museums the railroad national stadium,lots of thing to do

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Darmstadt, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This park is mainly nice because of its lake where it is worth to hang around. The problem is that it is a bit off the city center, but definitely worth to go for around 2 hours. As there is not too much cheap stuff to do in San José, this is a good choice!

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Peterborough
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

What a lovely, HUGE, park! The National Stadium is located at the west end of it and is fabulous! Loved to see all of the families using the park - soccer, american football (yes!), biking, running! Very well used! Lots of garbage and recycling containers! Sort of reminded me of Central Park in New York (a bit).

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Prescott, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Beautiful city park, enjoyed the local people & culture. Shade of the trees & lovely ponds. Perfect August weather & temperatures.

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San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Softball fields, great running trails, national stadium all sorts of other activities. Amazing design and upkeep. After living here in CR for 5 years, should have been there before.

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