On August 2, Costa Rica honors its Patron Saint, La Virgen de los Angeles (also known as La Negrita), with nationwide ... More
Virgen de los Angeles
On August 2, Costa Rica honors its Patron Saint, La Virgen de los Angeles (also known as La Negrita), with nationwide pilgrimage to the Basilica in Cartago. Celebrations include street fairs, free music and, of course, loads of lovely food and drinks.
This temple is an imitation of the temple of love and music in Versailles. The painter Francisco Salazar, who became
an architect, tore down a wooden kiosk and put this temple in its place. Inaugurated December 24, 1920, the ...
This museum (called "el MAC") is committed to preserving the national arts heritage of Costa Rica. It holds two separate
collections, one of Costa Rican art and another for foreign art works. The national collection includes approximately 2,575 pieces, ...
This promenade was built in 1611 by the Marquis de Montesclaros, and later rebuilt in 1770 by Viceroy Manuel de
Amat. It was adorned with three fountains donated by Agustín Hipólito de Landaburu, the first impresario of Lima's Plaza ...