“Juan Santamaria is the soul of Costa Rican independence.”
Our hotel was within walking distance to the park, we used the park for our daily exercise, it is a safe place to recreate.
Our taxi driver took the time to show us this little park which pays tribute to a young drummer to staved off an invasion by some crazy American a long time ago. It is a nice little city park, safe and open for walking. Really not much there- but a statue.
On a Sunday morning I could hear drumming coming from down the street of my hostel. When I went to investigate there was a group of drummers practicing songs and routines. They were very entertaining to watch as they throw and spin their drums in the air while playing. There is…
It was just the park but Cartagena that surprised us. It was very safe and the old city was great, worth the visit!
It is a Great place to rest and take some photos. There is a children's park across the street as well.