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Central Valley Sights

Parque Central

  • C. Central and Avda. Central Map It
  • Heredia
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Updated 04/09/2014

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Heredia is centered on tree-studded Parque Central, one of the country's loveliest and liveliest central parks, surrounded by some notable buildings spanning more than 250 years of history. The park has a large, round, cast-iron fountain imported from England in 1879 and a Victorian bandstand where the municipal band plays Sunday-morning and Thursday-night concerts. Families, couples, and old-timers sit on park benches, shaded by fig and towering palm trees, often inhabited

by noisy and colorful flocks of crimson-fronted parakeets. Drop into Pops, a national ice-cream chain at the south side of the park and pick up an ice-cream cone, then take a seat on a park bench and watch the passing parade.

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C. Central and Avda. Central, Heredia, 40101, Costa Rica

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Updated 04/09/2014


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