Parque Espana, San Jose

(3.5/5 based on 85 reviews on the web)
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. Use our San Jose itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Parque Espana and other attractions in San Jose.
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  • A small park with many sculptures of figures and a beautiful fountain in the middle. On hot days a shady spot.
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  • It is a park that is easy to locate because in addition of being downtown, is located opposite the building of the National Insurance Institute which is one of the buildings higher capital. It provides good shade in the summer months, but it has few places to sit and rest awhile.
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  • This very small park is between Morazan park and Parque Nacional. It is close to the city center on Avenida 3. Its most important feature is a statue of a conquistador. Reading the reviews some confus...  more »
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  • It's a nice place, time to time the city's Major does some cultural activities there.
  • Quiet place to organize a meeting, or spent some time alone.
  • Beautiful Park
  • On Sundays you can see free events organized by the municipality of San José. Nice place to hang out with family and friends during these events.
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  • Few days ago I was with my grandchildren and we feel safe because they were about 4 police officers taking care that there were. We saw a strange couple and they put it to walk. Also as tall trees shade a without equal.
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