Costa Rica Protected Lands

How Much Of Costa Rica is Protected Land?

Costa Rica has designated almost 28% of its entire land area as protected land, almost half of which is organized into various national parks. Costa Rica is a land rich in animal and plant life, with an estimated 5% of the world’s biodiversity found within its borders. In fact, with more than 600 wildlife species every 10,000 square kilometers, Costa …

Costa Rica Pre-Columbian Gold Museum

The Costa Rica 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 the history of Costa Rica. Costa Rica is a country rich in history …

Visiting The Costa Rica Jade Museum

The Costa Rica Jade Museum houses the most pre Columbian Jade in the world. It also holds a large collection of archeology, art, ethnography and numismatics treasures. The museum is in a distinct building of post modern design in the center of San Jose and was founded in 1977. The building itself was originally built by the government as a …

Costa Rica National Theatre

National Theatre of Costa Rica: A Historic Landmark

The National Theatre of Costa Rica is a historical site that was built between the years 1891 and 1897. It is one of the finest historical buildings in Costa Rica and a landmark 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 …

Costa Rica Tradtiional Food

The Best Costa Rica Eats: Top 9 Costa Rica Foods You Need to Try

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 …