Parque Espana, San Jose

#6 of 13 in Parks in San Jose
Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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. To visit Parque Espana on your trip to San Jose, use our San Jose trip planner.
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  • The series of parks in the city are really nice. They are all well maintained and litter free. They serve the general public as a place to meet and socialize and yet not become simply a homeless...  more »
  • Very nice and green. A place for sitting and relaxing while you get to know San Jose. Worth the visit  more »
  • We were there for the Transitarte Festival and it was an excellent opportunity to know the creativity and culture of Costa Rica.
  • Beatiful small park with lots of trees and in a nice area of San Jose
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