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Towering trees and bamboo, right in front of the Jade Museum… live music included!

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Parque de España Park

A downtown park that's jungle-like and birdy

This modest-size downtown green space just in front of the Jade Museum, the National Centre of Culture, and the Metallic Building is full of impressively tall trees and bamboo, giving it a little bit of a tropical jungle feel. A public space since 1862, it was christened Spain Park in 1920, and Spaniards honoured here include Queen Isabel and Juan Vázquez de Coronado, the conquistador who founded several Costa Rican cities in the 16th century. The park is also popular with street musicians - and in the evening, angry (or at least noisy) birds!



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