National Institute Biodiversity (INBIO PARK)

National Institute Biodiversity (INBIO PARK)

The surrounding area of Heredia

Barva village is 2.5 Km to the north of Heredia, founded in 1561 and is a national historic monument; where the church and houses dating from the XVIII century are of particular importance.

El INBio Ph (506) 2507-8100, fax (506) 2507-8274. E-mail: askinbio@inbio.ac.cr  www.inbio.ac.cr . Located in Santo Domingo de Heredia, this non profit establishment was founded in 1989 to promote the knowledge of species and conservation. There are several clearly signposted footpaths, a restaurant, souvenir store, library, video room, photocopier and internet access. Prices are between 8/ 12/ 15 US$, open from 7:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m.