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Parque Juan Santamaria, Alajuela
Categories: Nature & Parks
At the heart of the city Parque Juan Santamaria represents the central square, dedicated to Costa Rica's national hero. The surrounding area contains plants and flowers, as well as paintings, and serves as a popular recreational and meeting area among the locals. The concrete section features a bronze statue of Juan Santamaria flanked by two cannons. He was born in 1831 and died in 1856 during William Walker's invasion of the country. Plan your Parque Juan Santamaria visit and explore what else you can see and do in Alajuela using our Alajuela trip generator.
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un parque simplemente, sin vegetación, totalmente descubierto, una emblemática estatua al centro.....nada de gracia.a park simply, without vegetation, completely bare, an iconic statue to the Center... nothing of grace.show original
Park is een heel groot woord voor dit pleintje of bushalte. Geen aanrader of afrader. Niet veel te zien.Park is a very big word for this square or bus stop. Not recommended or expensive. Not much to see.show original
In 1856 time William Walker (from the US) lead a group of mercenaries to take over Costa Rica. This statue represents Costa Rica's hero, Juan Santamaria, a local farmer who volunteered to go burn the ... read more »
Miguel ECA quiet Park to have a timeshow original
Heroy MonterrosoVery clean and quiet.show original
Jose GaritaPerfect to play Pokemon goshow original
Oldemar UlateVery cleanshow original
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