World Heritage Sites in Costa Rica

Cocos Island National Park (Costa Rica) Editor Mon, 10/29/2018 - 12:14
Cocos Island lies off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica and is the only island in the tropical eastern Pacific with a tropical rain forest. Surrounded by deep waters with counter-currents, Cocos Island National Park is admired by scuba divers for its populations of large marine species.

Pre-Columbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís World Heritage Site (Costa Rica)

Pre-Columbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís, located in southern Costa Rica, illustrate the physical evidence of pre-Columbian hierarchical societies. The exceptional stone spheres continue to leave researchers speculating about the method and tools of their production.
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park World Heritage Site (Costa Rica, Panama) Editor Thu, 11/29/2018 - 15:52
The location of this unique transboundary site in Central America, where Quaternary glaciers have left their mark, has allowed the fauna and flora of North and South America to interbreed. Four different Indian tribes inhabit this area, which benefit from close cooperation between Costa Rica and Panama.