Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción
Built in 1797, this church facing a wide, pleasant Parque Central is still in use. The church's thick-walled, squat construction is...
This 1867 guard tower is the last remaining turret of a Spanish fortress and the official symbol of Heredia. It's a national historic...
Casa de la Cultura
The Casa de la Cultura occupies a low-lying Spanish structure that dates back to the 18th century. The building at one point served as...
After a few rounds of beers, the party really kicks off at the Miraflores Discotheque , on the southern edge of the Parque Central,...
You can fill up for a couple of thousand colones at the Mercado Municipal, which has sodas to spare and plenty of very fresh groceries.
Lonely Planet review
Schools in Alajuela and Heredia teach everything from medical to business Spanish.