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Address: Avenida San Pedro y Rotonda de la Bandera | Codigo Postal 2060, San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 207 4000
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This is a large campus. It is filled with numerous educational buildings, beautiful gardens, sculptures to entice the eyes and a small but fabulous Museum of Insects. To get to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015

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292 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a large campus. It is filled with numerous educational buildings, beautiful gardens, sculptures to entice the eyes and a small but fabulous Museum of Insects. To get to the museum you need to pass the School of Musical Arts and the sounds eminating from within will definitely attract your attention. There is also a running tract and a... More 

Thank MissMem
San Pedro, Costa Rica
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64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Like any other campus, there are very interesting things to see in UCR. I tend to take jogs around the university as the main road goes around the university. But even just to walk through the small forest in the middle which houses 1-2 sloths who usually like coming out to say hello. You can also spot the different graffiti,... More 

1 Thank Josue A
San Francisco, California
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94 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Well, this ain't much that I can write. But what i can say is that this is the number 1 university in the country ( Government University) which we have the best professional graduated from here. Its a huge campus and you can walk in just if you want to see the place and lay on the green areas...I my... More 

1 Thank Calypso B
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38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Situated in a real trendy area in San Pedro. Many small restaurants and shops nearby. I would have loved to check it out to see if there is a nightlife.

1 Thank 5up3r_80r3d
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This campus is just an excellent place to visit and soak in the vibes. Friendly people, beautiful flora, nice paths. The neighborhood is replete with small and cheerful cafes and 'sodas' - good coffee, good pastries, good juices. Lovely spot. If you have kids, worth scouring the trees for sloths - they're there!

Thank B B
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We saw the University many times and it looks very good, however our friend who we stayed with her daughter is studying medicine there. Having seen the volume of work she does at home i could see the university expect 110% comittment from student's, i am retired from the UK Health Service so i understood many of her assignments and... More 

1 Thank FRANKLIN4752
Alexandria, VA
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1,021 reviews
487 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 389 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A beautiful setting for a top notch university! UCR is a center for intellectual stimulation with an excellent faculty, bright students and a comprehensive curriculum. Conversations with faculty and student will bring to light the excitement of teaching and research here in a nicely developed campus. Take time to walk around to enjoy the architecture and the flowers and grassy... More 

1 Thank jeffl499
olympia, washington
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This the most pretigious university in Costa Rica. ITs campus is large and totally safe, they have a train station that takes students to and from other cities and universities.

1 Thank dantablanca
Anderson, Indiana
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I loved the UCR's atmosphere. Between all the college aged students milling about and the trees, streams, and walkways, it's a good place to hang out, meet friends and have conversations.

2 Thank sarahgrace013
Bromont, Canada
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The U of CR and it serounding are very Nice to visit and you Will find in the San Pedro and Los Yoses area nice restaurants, very good food and fair prices.

1 Thank Cresus000

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