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Parque La Sabana

San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #10 of 33 Attractions in San Jose
Type: Parks, Outdoors
Owner description: The city's largest park.
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Type: Parks, Outdoors
Owner description: The city's largest park.

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81 reviews 81 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is quite a normal park, nothing really special. I wouldn't really make a trip to see it, but it can be a good walk if you happen to be in the area. Loads of squirrels to see.

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Brighton,UK
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172 reviews 172 reviews
48 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Just a few blocks from the city is Parque La Sabana which was a great relief from the city centre congestion, huge stadium in one corner attracted hundreds of football fans on the day I visited. Police on bikes everywhere, great to walk around the large lake and watch the swimmers and the very healthy joggers Places to have a... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Lovely green space in the middle of busy downtown San Jose to stroll and admire the lake and trees. Picnic areas and paddle boats available. Mounted policia on patrol who posed for pictures for me. Most fun was renting a little Palomino for 3K colones ($6) from a man who spoke no English and turned me loose to ride the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Huge Park,,, Something for everybody,,, bring the kids too… running, walking, biking , swimming, hiking….

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Super large park right in the middle of the city. Great for people watching. Apartoel La Sabana is real close so it made a great landmark as well.

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We train at the Sabana every day. they open the inner parking at 5AM and hundreds of locals flock to do their morning exercise. It's a great ambiance.

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Massachusetts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
23 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This huge park has a running track and trails, a roller blade oval, soccer, American football and baseball fields, basketball courts and I think tennis as well. It also had a small lake with paddle boat rentals and a stadium. It was filled with families and children picnicking, local sports teams playing and practicing and people having fun. The only... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

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
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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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