Housed in the fortress-like former penitenciario central (central penitentiary) built in 1910, the Costa Rican Science and Cultural Center was inaugurated in 1994 to promote science, technicological innovation, and the arts in education. The complex contains a number of important cultural institutions.
t The dramatic ocher façade of the former prison, topped by crenellations
Experience San José
t San José’s star-shaped ...