Parque Juan Santamaria, Alajuela

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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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  • In this park you can find part of our country's past, you can have fun in the Sun, skating, biking, many things that can be done outdoors and calmly.
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  • It is a beautiful place to hang out or take the kids to entertain. There are many security - police - and the atmosphere is fun
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  • It is a park (square) in the city of Alajuela near the Center. Horrible and abandoned. For the only thing that I frequent it is to take the bus.
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  • Nice place. Reminds the heroism of our people.
  • Very clean and nice. It looks perfect for skateboarding but you are not allowed. No grass.
  • Clean litte park but nothing speacial.
  • Pretty...Safe....Convenient Relaxing...great for people watching 👀
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