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El Valle del Rio Orosi, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 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!

Thank Banana427
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.

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

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

1  Thank T-SGlobetrotters
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

Thank Gerardo E
Reviewed 27 August 2017

A lovely stop when discovering the Orosi valley, the ruins are one of the few remnants of the Spanish presence in Costa Rica. Restful, green, some amazing trees, happy families & a trickling stream- what more could you want on a lazy Sunday afternoon?!

Thank Elnora S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We went here to visit this nice historic church ruine. One of the very few in Costa Rica. It is a very nice park close to San Jose (one hour Car trip). This is a good place for a family picnic and take good pictures.

Thank MaxAres
Reviewed 24 June 2017

If you are visiting Cartago, Cachí, and Orosi, do the loop through Ujarrás and stop by the beautiful ruins of la Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Limpia Concepción. It is located in a wonderful park area of Ujarrás. The ruins are very photographic. There...More

2  Thank elchavo315
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This place has a free access and it's administration concern to the goverment (Tourism National Institute) and it is beautiful, good preservation, beautiful views of the mountains around. It has clean barthrooms and playground for children. The ruins are perfect to take nice pictures. This...More

1  Thank Cris A
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a nice place to go visit on a sunday with the family. On the way there you can also visit Mirador Ujarras. It's free entrance and you can't find food there, so you either take for a pic nic or go eat in...More

1  Thank Helen C
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