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“Excelent!!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi )

Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi )
Al sureste de Cartago, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 40 Attractions in San Jose
Type: Valleys
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Miami, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Excelent!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

good to go for a walk, take pictures, watch nature and take fresh air!!! One is left with the desire to live there.

Visited December 2012
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San Francisco, Heredia, Costa Rica
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“A Great Day Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The Orosi Valley, southeast of Cartago and visible from the top of Irazú on a clear day, is generally considered one of the most beautiful valleys in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is small but offers so much to see and do for retirees. I talk about all of this in detail on my monthly retirement tours.

Visited July 2013
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Florida
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“Beautiful landscapes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We visited several little towns on one day including Orosi, Ujarras, Paraiso and Cartago. The views al over are beautiful. at the bottom of the valley you will find yourself surrounded by mountains. It's magical (Specially for a Floridian) There is something to visit on each town. You may spend an entire day visiting those towns. If you don't mind driving little you can also try visiting the Irazu volcano (about 1.5 hrs away)

Visited August 2013
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Atlanta, GA
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“Very Scenic Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Very scenic; good place to stay for a visit to Irazu. Not much to do in the town itself, but a beautiful area.

Visited July 2013
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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“A nice change of pace from the city.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

It is a nice drive from San Jose with several attraction in the area and several very good restaurants. Don't miss The Dreamer's House.

Visited October 2012
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