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Ruinas de Ujarras

El Valle del Rio Orosi, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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“oldest church” (4 reviews)
El Valle del Rio Orosi, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 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

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
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

1  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

1  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

2  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
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