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. See Parque Juan Santamaria and all Alajuela has to offer by arranging your trip with our Alajuela journey builder tool .
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  • Just to spend a while... about other parks as the children or the central... as cafeterias or bakeries... to eat something in the afternoon
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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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  • There are pigeons and a breeze there is a long horizontal mural describing the war decades ago . Some concrete benches and a statue in honor to Juan Santa Maria
  • Small shady bit in the center of town. What's not to like. And quite a few little bakeries and coffee shops around too.
  • Its a small, nicely kept city park that carries the name of a Costarican national hero, a family park.
  • Nice city park which has a playground and lots of activities planned throughout the year. Police are always walking around.
  • Has been renovated. Is clean and open to the public. Public events held here.
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