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Navigate the streets of Costa Rica like a pro with this tip

Posted by Fodor's Editors on February 18, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EST | Post a Comment

In towns and cities in Costa Rica, each block is assumed to be 100 meters, although some blocks may be much longer and some may be shorter. So if someone tells you to head down the road 500 meters, they mean five blocks.

Thinking of a trip to Costa Rica? For up-to-the-minute hotel and restaurant recommendations, plus the best planning advice, check out our online Costa Rica Travel Guide.

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