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Province of Heredia
In Heredia downtown you can be found at a distance of only 300 meters several historic buildings: The República Argentina School, the Post and Telegraph Building, the Cultural Center, the La Inmaculada Church, the watchtower El Fortín and the building from Liceo of Heredia. If you want to know, such as coffee passes from the plantation to processing to shipping, then a visit to Cafe Britt in Mercedes de Heredia is the right for you and a shopping tour in the Centro Comercial Paseo de las Flores will especially delight your wife. The university town of Heredia is just 10 kilometers away from San Jose down-town and the International Airport SJO. On a tour in the historical hub of Heredia is worthwhile to visit the parish church, the cultural center and the city park (Parque Central).
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A historically valuable relic of earlier times is the Church of El Carmen. Santo Domingo of Heredia is the home to some Hoteles, Restaurants, Bars, Supermarkets, Bakeries, Butcher Shops etc. Even the world famous Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad - INBio is located in Santo Domingo de Heredia.
If you attach importance to sustainable tourism, You can stay at the Hotel Finca Rosa Blanca Inn with fantastic views of the Central Valley. This hotel is located in a coffee plantation where organic coffee is grown. In addition, the owners care deeply about local social welfare, environmental protection and old-age provision.
Monte de La Cruz is a popular destination for the whole family! Only 8 km from the town you can enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of the Central Valley and while the kids have fun on the playground you can prepare the salads, fish and meat for the barbecue in the Rancho.
The landmark of San Isidro de Heredia is the imposing church, the built in 1934 but was completed in 1998. Most of the elements, struts, windows, roofs, etc. were manufactured in Germany and shipped to Costa Rica.
Belén, San Antonio
San Antonio de Belen is a pretty and quiet area with excellent connections to San Jose, Heredia and Alajuela. One of the most famous attractions is the Ojo de Agua. The source promotes 23,000 liters of crystal clear water per minute. In order for the pool to be filled.
Flores, San Joaquín
San Joaquin de Flores is located 4 kilometers west of Heredia and was one of the first areas where coffee was exported to Europe. One attraction is the annual arts and crafts fair in December with many creative activities such as Wooden toys, bamboo furniture, masks, paintings etc.
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