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El Valle del Rio Orosi, Ujarras 10104, Costa Rica
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All reviews orosi valley costa rica day trip nice park san jose old building great spot worth a trip beautiful place picnic tables ruins church history site area trees restrooms
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s a nice tropical garden with beautiful flowers and trees and then we come to the ruins of that church. It is not huge, but it looks very nice between the plants – by the way here we also saw some young still red banana...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Raroboy
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

I went there with my boyfriend in January 2019. We had a wonderful time, very nice and clean area. Many families there picnicking having a great ole time. The structure is very beautiful. I have the impression that we didn’t walk far enough and there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JasmineG556
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

This is a little park where families gather and kids can run around and play. We also got to see a bit of history as well. It’s wonderful to see how this ruin has become repurposed into a lovely family-friendly spot in the valley -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank reb426
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The Orosi Valley was the first place where Spaniards settled in a real city. In this extremely beautiful valley you may visit these ruins as well as the very well preserved first church in Costa Rica. It is a day trip that if you do...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Carlos U
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Costa Rica doesn’t have a rich architectural history. We saw some in San Jose but in the area of Cartago, there’s not much except for the Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels, Cartago. So this ruin is a nice change of scenery and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Loved that our tour guide gave us so much information on the history of this! It was really cool to still see this history still standing!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We‘ve never expected this beautiful place in such a small but lovely village. The ruin was maintained extremely well with detailed explanation in multi languages.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 30 January 2018

My second visit in a few years, and was pleased to see how beautifully maintained the entire park continues! Nice clean and spaciously placed picnic tables among lovely old trees on manicured grounds. Relax and enjoy. The entire staff takes obvious pride in their work,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Frederic3030
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The site comprises a ruined church built around 1693 which was abandoned after flooding in 1833. It is surrounded by lovely gardens and trees which are very well cared for. There are some brief explanations of its history in Spanish and English. Quite a lot...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

A Little nice park .- The ruins of its colonial church are located 1 kilometer from the northwest shore of Lake Cachi. This ancient construction of "calicanto" (masonry of lime and stone) is all that remains of the first calicanto church built in Costa Rica...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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