On the Parque España’s northeast corner is the Casa Amarilla , an elegant colonial-style house that is home to the ministry of foreign...
Museo de Jade
You will find the world’s largest collection of American jade (pronounced ‘ha -day’ in Spanish) at this small museum on the 1st floor of...
The recently remodeled Edificio Metálico is a century-old, two-story metal building that was prefabricated in Belgium. The structure...
Facing Parque Morazán, this exposed-brick, Spanish tile–clad space dates back to 1904. Throughout its long life it has hosted all manner...
Within sight of the Museo de Jade, El Torito is an informal cafe-bakery stocked with sweet and savory turnovers and freshly-baked...
Lonely Planet review
Surrounded by heavy traffic and flanked by MADC and the Museo de Jade, Parque España may be small, but it becomes a riot of birdsong every day at sunset when the local avian population comes in to roost. In addition to being a good spot for a shady break, the park is home to an ornate statue of Christopher Columbus that was given to the people of Costa Rica in 2002 by his descendants, commemorating the quincentennial of the explorer’s landing in Puerto Limón.