Plaza de la Democracia
Immediately west of the national museum is the stark Plaza de la Democracia, which was constructed by President Oscar Arias in 1989 to...
Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
The Museo Nacional is located inside the old Bellavista Fortress, which served as the old army headquarters and saw fierce fighting...
Museo de Jade
Reopened in its brand-new home in mid-2014, this museum houses the world’s largest collection of American jade (pronounced ‘ha -day’ in...
Teatro La Máscara
Dance performances as well as repertory theater.
La Esquina de Buenos Aires
Spanish-tile floors, bright white linens and the sound of old tangos evoke the atmospheric bistros of San Telmo – making this one of the...
cnr Av 2 & Calle 15 · interesting places nearby
Nuestra Tierra information
A taxidermied bull’s head (and some pretenders) greet you at this country restaurant, where the theme is Costa Rican spit and sawdust. Cheery waiters deliver wooden platters piled with heaping casados to hordes of hungry tourists and Tico families seated at rustic picnic-style tables. It's a fine spot for lunch and sangria after a visit to the national museum.