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Address: Avenida Central at Calle 3, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Downtown's main plaza often hosts celebrations, demonstrations,...

Downtown's main plaza often hosts celebrations, demonstrations, performances, etc.

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What is nice about it is that in its underground level it has the gold museum, which is GREAT. Also, next to it, it has the National Theathre.

Reviewed 9 September 2012
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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75 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2012

What is nice about it is that in its underground level it has the gold museum, which is GREAT. Also, next to it, it has the National Theathre.

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Dominical, Costa RIca
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2012

It is a nice place to find souvenirs and gifts from Costa Rica. The people that work there are very helpful.

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Thank DoSuAd
Santiago, Chile
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45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2012

It is the central plaza in San Jose and you will be in it's general area while touring.

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Augusta, Georgia
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62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

I stayed at a hotel that faced this plaza. There is always a crowd, always something going on. Theater and a bank located there too.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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83 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2012

yes, this is a very very important part of san jose. take a look, then leave. nothing extraordinary about this place, save occasional nice events. in the vicinity are the national theater, the gran hotel costa rica, and the gold or jade museum - check those out instead. there can be a lot of dodgy individuals here too, so be... More 

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2012

Even when there are no festivals you´ll find some jugglers, acrobats or just skaters

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Thank Shahar K
Avila, Spain
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2012

not worthy at all, just another typical Costarica main square: crowded and busy.

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Tres Rios, Costa Rica
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83 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2012

another place to view Costa Rican culture, many of different people from different places of central america have a meeting here

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Thank titipaul
Dominical
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2012

it is the same picture that the central park people !! believe me it is way to different, i will invite you to posted a picture but confirm if is real or not, come on trip advisor!!!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 January 2012

Full of pigeons and people, nothing much else except you can look at the nice Teatro Nacional and the Grand hotel.

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