Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose

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Visit Universidad de Costa Rica and go on your own educational experience as you tour the university grounds. Find many artworks around the campus, including murals and paintings on walls, a sculpture of a crocodile playing the piano, and two sculptures depicting an interaction between a man and women. The university also houses floral gardens and a museum of insects. Complete your visit to the educational instituation and indulge on some food or drink at one of the nearby restaurants and cafes. Plan your Universidad de Costa Rica visit and explore what else you can see and do in San Jose using our San Jose online sightseeing planner.
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  • Creepy, crawlies may not be your taste, but the Museum of Insects in the basement of the Music building at this University is one of San Jose's hidden treasures. If it flies, crawls or creeps, this...  more »
  • The bus from San Jose to San Pedro (or San Pedro Unversity) costs about 60 cents, takes 30 minutes to arrive, and one is within the groves (or forests) of Academe. We went on a Sunday and missed the.....  more »
  • Nice educational institutions with most faculty
  • The Best University in Costa Rica. It is worth seeing it if you have time. Also, there is a small chance of seeing sloths. But most importantly, if you are interested in science, you will find scientist with the highest standart worldwide.

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