Costa Rica Culture - The Traveller


Post Top Ad

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Costa Rica Culture

In San Jose

- The Museo del Oro Precolombino (Pre-Columbian Gold Museum): It has everything you could do with this precious metal to pre-Columbian times and after the Spanish Conquest and including a large collection of jewelry and amulets representing all kinds of small animals: hummingbirds, eagles, crocodiles, frogs, butterflies, etc. ...

- The Museo del Jade (Jade Museum): in addition to presenting an exhibition of works of art make this wonderful green stone that is the jade, the museum, located on top of one of the few tall buildings San Jose, offers visitors a beautiful view over the city.

- The Museo de los Ninos (Children's Museum): This is the equivalent of the Palace of Discovery.

- The Teatro Nacional: its architecture reflects the drama of the Paris Opera. It was inaugurated in 1897. It is essential to San Jose because it is located on the most central square of San Jose. Always lively, the Plaza de la Cultura is the meeting place of young people, students, lovers and business people in short, everybody!

In Cartago

The basilica of Nuestra Senora de los Ángeles annually receives thousands of worshipers on a pilgrimage to give thanks to the Negrita (Our Lady of the Angels), patron saint of Costa Rica. Miracles are attributed to this statue and to the blessed water of a small stream which flows in fountains below the basilica.


There are three major newspapers: La Nacion, La Republica, La Prensa Libre.


It is highly developed. You will see: a government station, six private channels, a channel cultural and academic, faith-based channels 3. On cable, Cable Tica offers almost 100 channels including French TV5. Color cable offers nearly 50 channels in various languages.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.