The city’s central park is more of a run-down plaza than a park. At its center is a grandiose bandstand that looks as if it was designed...
To the east of the Parque Central is the Renaissance-style Catedral Metropolitana, built in 1871 after the previous cathedral was...
Teatro Melico Salazar
On the north side of the Parque Central is this theatre, which was built in 1928 in a beaux-arts style. It is named after the well-known...
A gay establishment that has been in operation for more than three decades, La Avispa has a bar, pool tables and a boisterous dance...
It’s not in the best neighborhood, but this casual, six-decade-old Tico spot is a good place to feed the sweet tooth. You’ll find...
Lonely Planet review
This massive dance club with an attached lounge attracts a mixed crowd of gays, lesbians and their allies. There’s drinking, dancing and midnight drag shows every Friday.