Northern Plains Sights



Parque Central

Parque Central Review

Though this pocket of greenery resembles the central park of any other Costa Rican small town—the facade of its church is frequently compared to a wedding cake—the park's real attraction is the world's largest oxcart, constructed and brightly painted by longtime local factory, Taller Eloy Alfaro e Hijos (Eloy Alfaro and Sons Workshop) and enshrined in the Guinness Book of World Records. The work logs in at 18 meters (45 feet) and weighs 2 tons. Since no other country is attached to oxcarts quite like Costa Rica, we don't imagine that record will be broken anytime soon.

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  • Address: Center of Sarchí, Sarchí, 21201 | Map It
  • Location: Sarchí
Updated: 03-18-2013

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