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"Beautiful scenery"

A wonderful small piece of scenery; the church and its incredibly nice surrounding gardens make... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
SBE73
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Cartago, Costa Rica
Ornate Church

This church is ornately decorated inside and out without being gaudy. It is worth visiting the... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Barheat
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Hamilton, Canada
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25 Jul 2018
“"Beautiful scenery"”
10 Jun 2018
“Ornate Church”
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Calle Central, Zarcero 21101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

A wonderful small piece of scenery; the church and its incredibly nice surrounding gardens make this a must stop site while visiting Zarcero.

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This church is ornately decorated inside and out without being gaudy. It is worth visiting the interior. Just outside the church is the topiary garden.

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This was certainly unexpected. Very unusual construction. Unique and well-cared for tropical "cathedral"

Thank Ruralesq
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This late 19th century church is absolutely lovely. Painted on the outside in soft blue with white trim, the church has twin towers and is set on a hillside with multiple stairways reaching up to it from the fabulous topiary garden below. I thought the...More

Thank redeco
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Zarcero is located at the western end of the Cordillera Central of Costa Rica. It is beautifully situated in the cloud forest and is an important center of organic agriculture. Along the hilly, windy roads are stands selling locally grown fresh cashews, honey, sweets, fruits...More

Thank mckeaniac
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful church inside and out. The stunning gardens surrounding the property are fun to explore as well. The church features gorgeous details and is a great place to stop for a quiet moment.

Thank Jekela
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