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...
To the east of Parque Central is the 19th-century cathedral, which suffered severe damage in the 1991 earthquake. The hemispherical...
Parque Juan Santamaría
Two blocks south of Parque Central, this plaza features a statue of the hero in action, flanked by cannons. Across the way, the Parque...
Parque Central information
Lonely Planet review
The shady Parque Central is a pleasant place to relax beneath the mango trees, or people-watch in the evenings.