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Ruinas de Ujarras

El Valle del Rio Orosi, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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El Valle del Rio Orosi, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank elchavo315
Reviewed 14 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

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

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I enjoyed seeing the oldest church in Costa Rica. It was built in 1735. Amazing that any of it is still standing. Was glad to have seen this historical site

Thank Randi C
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Stopped here for about an hour, while doing some birding. The old building is beautiful and the park has nice flowers, trees, and a creek. There were local families with both old and young gathered together. If you are ever in the area, check it...More

Thank markbailey444
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We live very near the ruins, less than a 30 minute drive. We like to picnic here with friends. It is flat and we bring our volleyball net and frisbee which makes it even more enjoyable...seniors like to have fun too. It has swings and...More

1  Thank Char031256
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a pretty spot on the Orosi Valley loop drive. The site is treed and nicely landscaped so was quite atmospheric. There are picnic benches if you bring a lunch.

Thank GarethD176
Reviewed 23 January 2017

OMG what an exquisite place, located in a hacienda. The scenery is amazing, people are very friendly make you feel at home.A must see..

Thank Krystal P
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not an extensive installation by any measurement, but still interesting to view, particularly from waaay up above at the mirador site on the valley edge, where you also have lovely views of much of the Orosi to enjoy.

2  Thank Frederic3030
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The ruins at Ujarras are very interesting to visit. The grounds are lovely and there are some giant trees that may be almost as old as the ruins. It is not "touristy". There is no gift shop, snack bar nor admission fee. There are some...More

Thank CR_Drifter
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