Parque Espana, San Jose

3.6
#5 of 10 in Parks in San Jose
Situated in the center of San Jose, Parque Espana serves a quiet spot ideal for relaxing and taking a breather from sightseeing. Spend the afternoon alone or with friends, grab a cup of coffee, and enjoy the view of tall old trees, numerous bird species, fountains, and many statues and monuments. Pay special attention to the statue of Christopher Columbus, donated to the city by his descendants. If you happen to visit on a weekend, make sure you check out the activities organized by the local ministry of culture. To visit Parque Espana on your trip to San Jose, use our San Jose trip planner .
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  • Crossed the freeway walking tours here! Around the statue and is much like Park, which parks please remember here was healed in the space like a European.
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  • The park itself is nice, quiet and tropical. The statue of Juan Vasquez de Coronado (Spanish founder of Costa Rica) has graffiti on it, the fountain he faces was not working and there was trash all ar...  more »
  • There were lots of people around. Sometimes there was music. Sometimes there was the selling crafts. Very well located. It was a really beautiful plaza.  more »
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  • It's a nice place, time to time the city's Major does some cultural activities there.
  • Iconic small park in the middle of San Jose. It fills with arts on weekends.
  • Quiet place to organize a meeting, or spent some time alone.
  • Beautiful Park
  • A very nice Park, missing police officers but it is a good place to hang out. You can encounter young consuming marijuana.
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