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Alajuela Map, Costa Rica

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Alajuela Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Alajuela with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Alajuela useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Alajuela!

Alajuela History

Alajuela is currently the second largest city next to San José.  The citizens of Alajuela fought alongside the residents of San José during the civil war that determined independence from the First Mexican Empire.  Independence was won and the capital of Costa Rica was shortly changed from Cartago to San José.  read more

Alajuela Travel Guide

Alajuela is the capital of the Alajuela province in Costa Rica and is the second largest city in the country.  It is located in the metropolitan area of San Jose and over 220,000 people live here.   Alajuela has a slightly warmer climate than that of San Jose and can be a pleasant get away from that busy city.  read more

Alajuela Sightseeing

In terms of natural beauty, you will have to visit Poás Volcano National Park.  You can drive all the way to the top of the volcano.  It is 8,800 feet high and is still active.  There is an exquisite blue green colored crater lake with a 1,000 foot deep crater which also happens to be one of the world’s largest active craters.  There is also a forest with various walking trails that will lead you to various... read more

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