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Heredia was founded in 1706, and in true Spanish-colonial style it has several interesting old landmarks arranged around the Parque Central.
This small centre, north of Catedral de la Mercedes, maintains a small exhibit of Spanish-colonial artifacts and articles about the city’s status as the cleanest in America.
The city’s central park is more of a run-down plaza than a park...
North and west of the Jade Museum lies this pleasant, historic neighborhood, home to a cluster of cafetalero (coffee grower) mansions constructed during the late 19th and early 20th centuries...
A few blocks north of the Parque Central, the diminutive postal museum has a small exhibit of Costa Rican stamps (including one that commemorates John F Kennedy’s 1963 visit)...
This garden and hotel complex is host to 3...
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