We will walk and experience the interesting Alajuela city, discover modern and historical architecture, main public places, culture and people! We will live the unique experience to meet the place where the death penalty was abolished and the untold history of our National Hero and his monument among many places where the "alajuelense" identity have been built and change the costarican history.
I was born in Alajuela and love this heroic city! International Relations Studies is my academic background. Also, I am a researcher of the Costa Rican history (specialized in Alajuela) and collaborated in several international research on the Costa Rican reality. I am a frequent participant in national television shows and newspapers. I worked in the Education Department of the Habitat for Humanity International and served as Academic Officer at the United Nations University for Peace. I am founder of "Alajuela Histórica" to research and comprehend Alajuela´s past and identity.
Empanada It´s a traditional fried corn snack filled with the ingredient of your preference (beans, meat, cheese or potato…
Along our walking tour we will have the opportunity to visit several historic buildings where we can see an old piece of public art currently located in an internal garden and to watch the city from a perspective that even locals have little options to see. Also, we can visit a small typical snack shop (and full of history) at the market where we can learn how to prepare, coocking it and enjoy it!
¡Alajuela city is just 5 - 10 minutes from Juan Santamaría´s International Airport! Most of the experience we will be walking and stand in several places. We will avoid to get into any temple during a religious service. At museum we will sign a list and put in a locker our backpacks