Iglesia de San Jose de Orosi and the Museum, Orosi

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  • The Orosi Church was built at the end of 1700 by the Franciscan order. With a sober interior, wooden ceilings and floors of brick has pieces of colonial imagery. It is located in the Valley of Orosi, Costa Rica by a beautiful mountain landscape region. A bit of maintenance would be missing and the gardens should make reference to the original. It is worth!
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  • The Cathedral of Orosi is one of the first settlements Franciscans of Central America, structure with a museum beside her small, worth a visit
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  • The Orosí Church is one of the very few remarkable buildings in Costa Rica. Because in contrast to its landscape and nature, the country kolonialzeitlicher architecture has to offer little things, and the modern buildings earn also no assessment apart from the farm buildings of the United Fruit period in the lowlands. The absence of kolonialzeitlicher jewelry is located on the delayed development of the country after the much earlier conquista, because it was based on the motto "no gold, no investment" away from the colonial area of interest. So also the Church of Orosí was relatively late in the year 1767. Orosís Church owes its charm of because even less a pompous style, as it was demonstratively presented at colonial cathedrals in Latin America, but one rather rural simplicity — from the outside. She has, has itself but enough space in the nave for many church visitors and some treasure. The garden site, drum around, as well as the patio gear the hacienda-style next to the church building are appealing. The murals can be quite as "artistically valuable" classified the seating is the traditional style of except considers affect only the side altars somewhat crammed. At all not a pseudo modern building like right next to the Church, possibly a Meetinghouse. That is so ugly, that it harms the overall impression of the atmosphere and completely fail is misplaced. The Church itself deserves no doubt five stars - but the overall aspect with the annex then reduces the good impression yet!
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  • Good. Nice place for the people that appreciate this kind of places
  • Charge entry. It is small but interesting. Being so confined, it has a peculiar smell. It runs in 30 minutes if viewed in detail.
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  • In Costa Rica the largest collection of colonial art, is here.
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  • Steeped in history.
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  • Historical Museum mainly focused to the religious aspect.
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