Alajuela is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Alajuela one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Alajuela is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Alajuela or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Alajuela. Explore the historical monuments of Alajuela with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Alajuela guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Alajuela page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Alajuela landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Alajuela.
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Av 1, Alajuela, Costa Rica
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
Named after a national hero ‘Juan Santamaria’, the historical cultural museum was opened in the year 1980. The mission statement of the museum reads, “recovery, custody, conservation and dissemination of the historical heritage of the heroic year 1856-1857 to keep alive in the collective memory of Costa Ricans, through various cul...
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C. Central, Avdas. 1–Central, Alajuela, 20101
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
Visited for its white marble façade and gold painted leaf interior, the Alajuela Cathedral is among the top attractions of the city and quite reasonably so. The largest church of Alajuela, it continues to hold mass as well as attract droves of visitors- not at the same time of course! During the hours of the service, the church isn’t o...
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Avenida 1, Alajuela, Costa Rica
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
What served as an erstwhile prison and then an armory is now used as the National Historic Museum of Juan Santamaria. Detailing the life of a Costa Rican hero, the story of Santamaria is quite an interesting one. Giving up his life in a battle against a US citizen during his attempt to set up a slave trade at Costa Rica, the museum makes for a good...