National Park (Parque Nacional), San Jose
(3.9/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Stroll around National Park (Parque Nacional) in the heart of San Jose. Escape the heat under a vast array of shady spots among the palms and deciduous trees. During the day courting couples and retirees can be commonly seen hanging out on the benches and picnic tables. Old monuments fill the park devoted to Latin American historical figures, and at the center sits the Monumento Nacional, a dramatic 1953 statue depicting the Central American nations driving out American filibuster William Walker. Put National Park (Parque Nacional) and other San Jose attractions into our San Jose vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Under the pretext that it is supposedly the most beautiful park of Costa Rica feels obliged to spend. However you pay an expensive entrance to see beaches (beautiful of course, but better than the others), monkeys that we see in all ways everywhere, and especially many tourists! Little interest so and I also recommend to take a guide waiting for you exclamiez you in front of a cricket or a lizard, he will have shown you! In short were very disappointed
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  • The National Park is starting the ride of the ladies, one of the avenues more emblematic of the city, representative of late 19TH century architecture. I think that any tourist passing through this city should be aware of this area. The Park is very well kept and it is safe to visit, weekends are many explanatory and cultural activities of its monuments, especially the national monument located in the Center.
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  • We were in a hostel near which it was easy to get away. You can sit just fine but imagine there's not too much for. It is a city park surrounded by cars and buses.
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  • Very beautiful.
  • Ambiente diverso y entretenido.
  • Hermoso parque, muy arbolado.
  • One of the most beautiful parks in downtown San Jose. There is the national monument, dedicated to the heroes of the war against the filibusters of 1856, a beautiful and monumental sculptural group by the French Louis-Robert Carrier-Belleuse. It is located in the center of several points of interest: Legislative Assembly (Congress), Supreme Court of elections, Ministry of culture, national library, railway station to the Atlantic and old customs. Unfortunately at night it is not very safe, has little internal lighting and is therefore not very visited.
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  • It is a beautiful park in San Jose, near historical sites.
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