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Estadio Nacional

Parque Metropolitano La Sabana, Costa Rica
+506 2549 0700
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Parque Metropolitano La Sabana, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

As others have said this was a "gift" from China. It has an interesting political storyline...of course no one just GIVES things like this away for free so the Costa Ricans had to give some concessions to the Chinese. I had a very interesting detailed...More

Thank Brett A
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Reviewed 23 January 2015

A stunning structure - state-of-the-art stadium in an otherwise somewhat shabby park. The National Stadium really accentuates the joy of Costa Rican sport (football) in the NW corner of the park. And there's a brand new Starbucks just opened up across the street (to the...More

1  Thank Alf H
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Reviewed 5 September 2014

This stadium was built by Chinese workers on the site of the old national stadium. It was finished in less time than it took Costa Ricans to finish one kilometer of 4 lane road near the stadium. It is used for concerts, special holiday celebrations...More

2  Thank James D
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Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

This stadium was donated by the Chinese government. Sometimes Saprissa a local soccer team plays their home matches here. Easy access and transportation services

1  Thank Juan A
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

I have been living in San Jose since August of 2013 and have been to two different matches in the national stadium. I went to C.R. vs. U.S.A. and C.R. vs. Mexico. Both games were awesome to go to and I loved it. I've always...More

Thank Joseph4488
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

The atmosphere is a bit stuck up, but good for kids. Stadium is Olympic, so you sit far back from the game. This also makes for a less noisy stadium. Getting into the stadium, could be easier, as they limit the gates. When they should...More

Thank Miketcr
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

vendors outside sometimes sell you tickets for the wrong day, be careful. I heard the ´box office´ is at a school like a mile away from the stadium. There is only 1 entrance. You cannot take in coins or batteries for fear of fans throwing...More

1  Thank Robertstj
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Reviewed 9 April 2012

Seats were great easy access in and out.. Sounds great. The stadium is a phenominal vienue..Better tha the Summit in Houston Tx..

3  Thank dee o
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