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Parque La Sabana

San Jose, Costa Rica
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The city's largest park.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“large park” (16 reviews)
“central park” (24 reviews)
San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Given the fact that there is not much to see/do in San José Downtown, in my opinion a stroll through this park is quite nice, for let's say 30min. It has a couple of lakes and picnic areas. Adjacent is the national stadium (not really...More

Thank Cecivaya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Security, nice place, I took perfect pictures I am just in love, I walked a lot with my semi pro camera without being afraid

Thank Ana V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park used to be Costa Rica's National Airport up until the 60's. It's original intent before that was a place to leave your horses and cattle when in town. But in the 70's- 80's the airport building was designated as a National Museum of...More

1  Thank vigo65
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Large park. Told by "everyone" to not be caught there after dark, but never told why (zombies?). In daylight lot of people jogging, families, old folks, skateboards, etc. Also, location of national stadium.

1  Thank flashman88
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We are not the type of people to sit in a hotel room so we decided to come to the park to see what it was like. It costs $3-$4 cab ride to get here from the Best Western Irazu Hotel, but we were told...More

1  Thank Eldon-Vancouver
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If you visit the city capitals of Central America, probably you won´t be able to find a park like this. In the last 5 years was applied a program to remove exotic trees and planted local trees. If you like bird watching or exercise among...More

1  Thank rurolex
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Our hotel was close to this park and I wanted to see a little bit of the real San Jose. This park is definately somewhere where the locals go. There are multiple soccer fields for games, areas for picnics, a running track and velodrome. Powerade...More

1  Thank Jmom63
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I admit I didn't get too deep into this park but I did a quick lap of the southern portion and it was a nice little walk. Kids playing, runners running, a couple of cops patrolling, skateboarders skateboarding. There's a running track (maybe about 1/4...More

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This parque is fantastic. I've only been on a Sunday and if you're in San Jose on a Sunday this is a fantastic place for picnicking and people watching. It also looks like it's a great spot for jogging away from the traffic and lots...More

Thank KarYntravels
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Football (soccer) fields, ball diamonds, picnic areas, walking around paths, a pond... a very large and impressive park! Also home of the national stadium. I know this is Latin America and some garbage can be expected but there was a sense that not much money...More

Thank dr917
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