Officially known as the Republic of Costa Rica, Costa Rica is a beautiful destination located in Central America. To its west, Pacific Ocean lies and to its east, the Caribbean Sea lies. These geographical marvels augment the natural beauty of the place considerably. A wide array of protected areas and national parks is the highlight of this destination. Besides several scenic attractions, people can also explore the destination and know more about the culture of the place.
Palmares Public Festival is one of the well known events held at this destination. Carnival, music, dances, fun and excitement are the highlights of this event. Bloodless bull fights are another key highlight of this event. People loudly cheer bull fighters and enjoy the sport thoroughly.
Wonderful parades and processions can be witnessed at Carnival of Puntarenas. This is week filled with a lot of exciting activities in which locals, as well as tourists, enjoy to their heart’s content. Oxcart Parade is another event that is visited by the tourists. Cars that are colorfully painted are pulled by oxen after taking blessings from the priest. Nature lovers can attend The National Orchid Exhibition where orchids in riot of colors can be seen in their full bloom.
The International Festival of Arts is attended by art enthusiasts coming here from far and wide areas. Here, art and craft of the destination have been displayed. The art of local artists is well appreciated by the tourists coming here. Independence Day is another popular event that must be attended by the visitors to witness the culture of the place at close quarters.