Pueblo Antiguo, San Jose

3.7
#6 of 10 in Theme Parks in Costa Rica
Travel back in time to the 19th century with a visit to Pueblo Antiguo, a replica village set between 1880 and 1930. Located inside the “Parque Diversions” amusement park, the old town spreads over 4 ha (12 ac) and aims to recreate Costa Rican culture, traditions, and architecture. The town consists of five sections: The City, The Country, The Coast, Costa Rican Experiences, and Costa Rican Nights. In each of these, immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of the time, from horse and cart rides, to boat trips, live music, re-enactments, and old-fashioned shops. Make Pueblo Antiguo a part of your San Jose vacation plans using our San Jose vacation planner.
map
Create an itinerary including Pueblo Antiguo
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
179 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • July 30, 2017
    It is the recreation of what was San Jose final of the 29TH century and beginning of the 20th. They have a small theatre where a ballet presented dances of Costa Rica, especially in Guanacaste. The Presidents of the Republic are portrayed in the so-called House of Government. There is a lake with boats for the ride. The food was nice.
    View original
  • May 14, 2017
    Pueblo Antiguo is one of the attractions of the Park end. amusement CR. It is a replica of the exquisite of our cities from the end of the 19th century and early 20th, where the Park was the Center and important buildings were to her around, like the Church, is also the fire station and the market. It gives a glimpse into the past, rescuing the idiosyncrasy of Costa Rica. He has a large House which is a restaurant, with a few runners to its around Nice. There is a sugar mill, a farm and others which summarized the Costa Rica of those years. There are activities during the day. The vast majority are conducted in the forecourt of the Church, free. There are rides in drift, very nice for all old people. A place is where private social activities are carried out, could then be witness any day of a wedding or a quinceañera. The parking lot is big enough and there is also public transport service direct from the Park. The entrance is free and to enjoy all the attractions without limit must pay a ticket or basic pass around ₡8, 100 ($15), parking all day ₡3, 859 ($7) is open from Friday to Sunday from 9 am - 7 pm. Only during the holidays school summer and mid year (in July) is open every day. It is located 7 km from the Central Park of San José. You will enjoy your stay.
    View original
  • May 7, 2017
    It is a place that tries to sum up a bit of the history of the ancient people of Costa Rica but requires greater investment in infrastructure and commercial, to make it a real experience. You can have lunch at the site, but the food is not a 'faithful representation' of the tica kitchen... There are best. For private activities, weddings and is a nice alternative.
    View original

Plan your trip to San Jose

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in San Jose

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in San Jose by other users

8 days in Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 48 days in Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Central America BY A USER FROM PANAMA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM ROMANIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans