Parque Juan Santamaria, Alajuela

(3.6/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Nice setting and family environment . We went after a concert with the Costa Rica 's philharmonic at 3pm. I believe it was a lift up from the busy streets. 
  • A cambiado mucho, y para las festividades la Municipalidad lo adorna hermoso. Es agradable . Limpio. 
  • A cute place, the statue of a hero national us tells the history that complies to Costa Rica as a country that fight for their rights.
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  • Very clean and nice. It looks perfect for skateboarding but you are not allowed. No grass.
  • Totalmente descuidado.
  • Wonderful place. Historic. Modern. Large tourist influx.
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  • Venue of manudos titles!
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  • A quiet Park to have a time
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