This colonial village was abandoned following flooding in the year 1833. Today, you can see the ruined church and other ... More
Ruinas de Ujarrás
This colonial village was abandoned following flooding in the year 1833. Today, you can see the ruined church and other buildings, and imagine the lives of the people that lived here long before the modernization of Central America. The church dates from the 17th century and is a good example of colonial architecture. The fiesta of the Virgin of Ujarrás is celebrated annually on the 16th of April.
It's basically the ruined walls of a small 17th century stone church that was wrecked in a flood a long time ago, along with the surrounding village, of which nothing remains. It's very pretty, the church walls are moss-covered and ancient-looking, and its in a lush, pretty valley. If you're expecting Antigua Guatemala, you'll be disappointed, though.
When the Spanish came to the Americas, they began to spread their system of beliefs. Because of the fact that
various goddesses already enjoyed active cultures, the virgin quickly became the most popular Christian symbol here. According to the ...
The center offers exhibitions of important artists from Costa Rica and abroad. Additionally, it serves as an experimental theater, and
it often hosts art workshops. Those with a particular interest in modern art should visit, as you are bound ...