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“Small Plaza in the heart of downtown San Jose.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Plaza de la Cultura

Plaza de la Cultura
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US$53.00*
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Half-Day San Jose City Tour
Ranked #31 of 115 things to do in San Jose
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Owner description: Downtown's main plaza often hosts celebrations, demonstrations, performances, etc.
Naples, Florida
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81 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Small Plaza in the heart of downtown San Jose.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2013

We visited the plaza on a Sunday afternoon. A performance was taking place consisting of children in brightly colored clothing dancing to lively music played by local musicians. Face painters and costumed cartoon figures were entertaining children. Lots of people and lots of pigeons. Nice to walk thru on your way to the Gold Museum, National Theater or Gran Hotel.

Visited November 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
“People watching”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013 via mobile

This place is good for 2 things:

1st, watching people and the world go by. there is a lot going on from people having their lunch breaks, days out, performances, selling items (including fake dvds - i would be weary of these) and much more.

2nd, dodging pigeons... there are a hell of a lot of these!

Worth walking through but not too much else.

Visited November 2013
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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112 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Typical city center park”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

This park as gotten a face lift several times since we have lived her and it is due again. There is only so much that you can do to a block square park to make it interesting. It is not worth a special trip to see it.

Visited June 2013
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“City Center - Lots of Activity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

If you were to pick the center of the city this would be it. Buskers regularly entertain here; it is flanked by the Gold Museum, the National Theatre, and the Restaurant Gran Oro.

Visited March 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“City life”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013

A plaza for the people, the statues are intriguing but the life of the everyday is here to enjoy. Watch people feed the pigeons, hang out with friends, discuss the news.

Visited December 2012
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