Museo Juan Santamaría
Situated in a century-old structure that has served as both a jail and an armory, the Museo Juan Santamaría chronicles the life and...
The shady Parque Central is a pleasant place to relax beneath the mango trees, or people-watch in the evenings.
To the east of Parque Central is the 19th-century cathedral, which suffered severe damage in the 1991 earthquake. The hemispherical...
Soda El Puntalito
Do as the locals do and grab a stool under the old blue awning at this cheap, unassuming corner sidewalk stand.
Lonely Planet review
This pretty, open-air cafe in a yellow building is good for a pick-me-up espresso. The menu features a mix of Italian-influenced options, including sandwiches, pasta and several types of tasty lasagna (including one made with hearts of palm).