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 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...
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...
Teatro La Máscara
Dance performances as well as repertory theater.
A taxidermied bull’s head (and some pretenders) greet you at this country restaurant, where the theme is Costa Rican spit and sawdust....
Plaza de la Democracia, Avs Central & 2 btwn Calles 13 & 15 · interesting places nearby
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A touristy open-air market that sells everything from handcrafted jewelry and Bob Marley T-shirts to elaborate woodwork and Guatemalan sarongs.