Archaeological Site in Monumento Nacional Arqueológico Guayabo

Monumento Nacional Arqueológico Guayabo

This is the largest and most important archaeological site in the country. Although Guayabo is not nearly as breathtaking as Mayan and Aztec archaeological sites (don't expect pyramids), excavations have unearthed s…
Gardens in Turrialba Area

Catie (Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación )

Catie's sprawling grounds, 2km east of Turrialba, encompass 10 sq km dedicated to tropical agricultural research and education. Agronomists from all over the world recognize this as one of the most important centers…
National Park in Parque Nacional Volcán Turrialba

Parque Nacional Volcán Turrialba

This rarely visited active volcano (3328m) was declared a national park in 1955, and protects a 2km radius around the volcano. At the time of research, it was only possible to drive as far as Volcán Turrialba Lodge,…