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“Ugly view!”

Universidad de Costa Rica
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Ranked #21 of 122 things to do in San Jose
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

The name sounds advancements! but the campus is SO VERY CONFUSING!!! people were very snob! no help! and Feel overcrowded! Too much people! Around. Not much information. the building designs and artworks are sore sights to see! Not very impressive at all! Too SMALL and Too CROWDING! For the name! of Educational place! ??

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Reviewed August 7, 2013

In the middle of the city, the University of Costa Rica stands as a biological and natural reserve of non-polluted air. The campus is filled with gardens and trails leading to its faculties and buildings.

The people are usually friendly, and you should visit at least once the plaza we call "El pretil", which is the core center of social interactions in the university. It is located between the Faculty of General Studies, the Carlos Monge library, and the Faculty of Engineering, at the southern part of the campus.

To have the full experience, don't overlook going for a coffee at one of the "sodas" (cafeterias), have some greasy "patacones", and talk about trivial topics with the locals, which are usually very friendly and outgoing.

Thank ldrojas
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Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

These a beautiful university. The best Profesors in Central America. If you are a foreigner and looking for a nice location to learn and interact with the Local costaricans who are getting professions somilars to you; the Universidad the Costa Rica has lots of specialities and a good librery.
Come and study at Universidad de Costa Rica.

Thank Erik G
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

The campus of this University is beautiful and the environment in just wonderful, university faculty just great.

Thank Floria V
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

A vibrant campus, full of interesting, and highly motivated students and staff, especially the English Department, where we were invited to participate in a Multicultural Symposium.

Thank NosaritaPeter
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