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Seemed like a lot of people hang out here as it's in the center of the city. It was fun to hang out and people watch. As I walked for most of my visit I passed through multiple times. Each was interesting based on the...More
The park is next to the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Jose and is quite different from most other parks I have visited. It has a variety of different styles of public art / statues and when I was there was very busy. It is not...More
Central Park is located at the old commercial part of the city and is located a few steps from the National Theater. It is a center of town where a lot of people congregated and not much of "park" to see. If you are in...More
Just across from the Cathedral Metropolitan, the Parque Central is full of life. This is a place where folks take a few minutes to sit; to contemplate; to rest. There were buskers nearby, a preacher shouting his religious beliefs to whoever might listen, children chasing...More
Central Park has little green space - it is surrounded by shops and stores and the Teatro on one side. It is a busy park - and very noisy with hundreds if not thousands of parrots who apparently like to shred palm trees. We watched...More
We noticed after 15 days of traveling through portions of Costa Rica that it seemed common for a park to be right in front of a major church or cathedral. There was always a center "stage" surrounded by similar columns as well. The park is...More
Why the place is called a park, I have no idea. In reality it is a small square with several trees and a concrete (or similar) monstrosity, a kiosk? And the ugliest graffitti adorning everything and everywhere. Not a place to make a detour, but...More