Parque Juan Santamaría
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...
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...
Cugini Bar & Restaurant
Stop by Cugini Bar & Restaurant you can catch a soccer game over a brew or two.
Grilled fish and chicken dishes are the specialty at this casual balcony restaurant overlooking the street. Save room for the flan de...
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Lonely Planet review
Two blocks south of Parque Central, this plaza features a statue of the hero in action, flanked by cannons. Across the way, the Parque de los Niños has a more parklike scene going, complete with playground equipment, chattering toddlers and canoodling teenagers.