Wildlife Reserve in Liberia

Africa Safari Adventure Park

Elephants, zebra, giraffes and other African wildlife are right at home in the dry Guanacaste heat, as you can see at this private wildlife reserve, located about 10km south of Liberia. The safari tour allows you to…
Church in Liberia

La Agonía

With whitewashed walls and twin pillars flanking the front door, La Agonía typifies the Spanish colonial architecture that earned Liberia its nickname, the White City. This is the city’s oldest church, built in 1825…
Museum in Liberia

Museo de Guanacaste

At long last, the regional museum is undergoing a major renovation, due to be completed toward the end of 2016. The intention is that this historic building will no longer be just the former city jail, but an actual…
Park in Liberia

Parque Central

The somewhat shady but not particularly picturesque Parque Central frames Iglesia Inmaculada Concepción de María. The park is also the seasonal hangout of the Nicaraguan grackle, a tone-deaf bird with a grating call…
Monument in Liberia

Sabanero Statue

Near the entrance of town, a statue of a steely-eyed sabanero, complete with an evocative poem by Rodolfo Salazar Solórzano, stands watch over Av 25 de Julio, the main street into town. The regional icon was erected…
Historic Building in Liberia

La Gobernación

This old municipal building is little more than a landmark in the center of town, but it occasionally holds interesting exhibits or live music performances.
Church in Liberia

Iglesia Inmaculada Concepción de María

There’s not much to see here, but it’s a useful landmark, opposite the Parque Central.