Central Park (Parque Central), San Jose

(2.9/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Visit Central Park (Parque Central), a popular meeting place among locals located in the center of San Jose. The park features a gazebo, supported by four legs and sitting atop a platform, and famously donated by former Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza. The surrounding area consists of a few trees that provide shade, with the national flag of Costa Rica flying proudly in the park. After taking some photos, continue from the plaza and visit the nearby national cathedral. Put Central Park (Parque Central) into our San Jose trip itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This part are several trees that are incredibly many green parrots. Making a spectacle of the all finest :-) If you're in the vicinity, should be necessarily even look at it.
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  • It is known as one of the main points of the Costa Rica meeting, where usually get to see. It can also sit see in large quantities of birds like parrots, something very rare in the Capital of a country, but not in Costa Rica, this is the most common, can also engage in topic of conversation with anyone, the ticos are known to be very friendly. In end a place very nice to visit in San Jose.
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  • Place of obligatory step, people selling everything, scandalous preachers, Shoe Shine, scammers, and young people waiting for their partners...
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  • Love the childhood memories at this place. You can see the happiness in people's faces as a part of the tranquil Heredian culture.
  • Pretty calm green park to relax. Clean and Heredia's community arrange a lot of cultural activities at night. Must visit.
  • Love this park, its huge, lots of places to rest, next to the church and various other locales. A good place to take a break while running errands.
  • A nice place to pause and reflect.
  • Amazing afternoons here!