Established in 1955 and made a national park in 1970, Parque Volcán Irazú is very popular, and with its lovely ... More
Established in 1955 and made a national park in 1970, Parque Volcán Irazú is very popular, and with its lovely views and interesting craters, it is easy to see why. The volcano is active, and you can see its effects in the craters with its green water, with its grey ashes, and "Diego de la Haya." You can also walk around the park, and a small cafe offers soft drinks, coffee and light meals.
The park, located in the expanding city of San Jose, has tropical trees providing welcome shade. San Jose locals of
all ages come here to eat their lunches, read their papers, or watch their children play. If you are ...
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, ...