Visiting The Pre-Columbian Gold Museum San Jose Costa Rica

The Pre-Columbian Gold Museum is a subterranean museum located in the Plaza de la Cultura in the heart of the capital, San Jose. It houses a great number of artifacts including gold and ceramic objects as well as stone, jade and glass beads that tell a story of the history of Costa Rica. Costa Rica is a country rich in …

Visiting The Costa Rica Jade Museum

The Costa Rica Jade Museum is located in a distinct building of post modern design in the center of San Jose. Founded in 1977 by Marco Fidel Tristán Castro, it houses a collection of archeology, art, ethnography and numismatics. The building itself was originally built by the government as a way to stave off the loss of national treasures through …

Costa Rica National Theatre

Visit The National Theatre of Costa Rica: An Historical Icon

The National Theatre of Costa Rica was built between the years 1891 and 1897. It is one of the finest historical buildings in Costa Rica located in the capital of San Jose. It was modeled after the Palais Garnier in Paris, France. Some of the best ways to understand the culture and history of Costa Rica is to visit its …

Costa Rica Tradtiional Food

What is the Food in Costa Rica? 9 Popular Dishes

Costa Rican Food, also referred to as Tico Cuisine, is fairly mild, compared to the dishes popular to its neighboring countries. It has less reliance on spices and are geared more towards the heavy use of fresh fruits and vegetables. This is because Costa Rica’s rich soil and favorable climate allows certain tropical fruits and vegetables to be readily available …

National Bird of Costa Rica

What is the National Bird of Costa Rica?

To most people the National bird of Costa Rica is known as the clay-colored thrush. To Costa Ricans, it’s known as the Yiguirro. But regardless of what it’s called, it is still a very important piece of Costa Rican culture. The national bird of Costa Rica is the Yiguirro otherwise known as the Clay Colored Thrush. It can be seen …