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Poás is one of the most popular places for tourests. It is an active volcano, however rather than shooting lava into the sky, it just sits there spitting out steam. This is why an average person can get so close.

It is easily accessible by car, or if you prefer there are many tour lines that will be happy to take you. Poás is a park and they do charge admission, about 7 USD, and worth every penny of it.

As you get to the top you will find nicely paved walks to enjoy the abundance of natural plants and of course the crater. Once you have taken your pictures, you can go to the nice air conditioned visitors center. Like many parks the questions are free, but you pay for everything else.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great place to take pictures
  • Cons:Weather can be a problem
  • In a nutshell:It's a volcano!
  • Last visit to Poás: Aug 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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