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“Great Day Out”
Review of Pueblo Antiguo

Pueblo Antiguo
Ranked #24 of 122 things to do in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed August 19, 2012

We had a great day here. I had a really good time. The water rides are really good (you will get wet so maybe leave these for later in the day). There were several other rides which kept us entertained for the morning anyway. Queues for the rollercoaster (and most other rides) went right down late afternoon, but queues were not that long all day. There is a small exhibition area with some traditional Costa Rican buildings in it which is good for a calm down between rides.

Be aware that if there are thunderstorms (as there often are in the Central Valley) rides will be suspended until the storm passes. So aim for lunch then. There are various places to get "fast food" within a food court setting, at similar prices to the high street.

I felt the admission charge to the park was very good value. I would have had to pay much more to visit an attraction of a similar scale in the UK. I was impressed to find that profits go to a local children's hospital.

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Reviewed August 19, 2012

I came today with my husband and daughter, this is the best place to eat at this Park, you get a fresh setting with fantastic service and in timely manner, hardly difficult to find at these type of places, I do recommend this for lunch or coffee break in any aftrrnoon

Thank Maria R
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

Not worth going for food or souvenirs. It seems an abandoned place. You are better off going to the central market, and high streets, close to plaza del la cultura.

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Reviewed August 8, 2012

Is a good place to visit if you want to have a general idea of San José back in the old days. Although there is not much to do, is a quiet place among the busy "Parque de DIversiones"

Thank Maria J M
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Reviewed June 1, 2012

I think every visitor to Costa Rica should come here and enjoy a relaxing day people watching and enjoying the fair like atmosphere! Very good park! BEWARE though the taxis sitting outside this park will lie and say they use the Maria then once inside they will pretty much kidnap you and not let you out saying you have to pay a fixed rate!!! We should have waited for the cabs that come through near the gate. General rule about all of Costa Rica we learned. If the cab is sitting still don't use it!!!

2  Thank Larry Jaason A
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