Humboldt Ecological Station
The Humboldt Ecological Station studies them; you’re welcome to stop by and visit the displays. A bus leaves the Chitré station for the...
Museo de Herrera
This anthropology and natural history museum contains many well-preserved pieces of pottery dating from 5000 BC until the Spanish...
Catedral San Juan Bautista
The 18th-century cathedral was substantially remodeled in 1988. Unlike many cathedrals that impress through ostentation, this one is...
near Calle del Río Parita & Carretera Nacional · interesting places nearby
Ceramica Calderón information
This is the best of La Arena's pottery factories. You can buy traditional painted ceramics at wholesale prices. The pottery is made by hand on the premises in a workshop directly behind the roadside showroom. The artisan who makes most of the ceramics is Angel Calderón - he's been at it for almost 50 years. If you visit his shop, take a look at the impressive ovens out back.