district in Grecia canton, Alajuela province, Costa Rica

Grecia is a canton in the province of Alajuela, Costa Rica.


Get inEdit

Buses run more or less every half an hour from San Jose for about $1.50.

Get aroundEdit


  • Iglesia Nuestra Señora de las mercedes - Grecia is noted for its unique church, Iglesia Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes, that is made entirely of pre-fabricated steel plates painted red.


  • World Of Snakes - Located only a couple of kilometers away from downtown Grecia. It's one of the biggest serpentariums in Latin-America. To get there follow the road to Alajuela. Phone # (506)2494-3700. snake@racsa.co.cr
  • Parque Recreativo los Chorros - This is a private owned park with two beautiful waterfalls of about 144 feet high each. This place has no restaurant and the restrooms are rustic at its best. Entrance is $5. Located in the Grecia district of Tac

ares. From the center of Tacares follow the north road to San Pedro de Poás for 1.5 km. Open from 8AM-4PM Phone # (506)2444-5958



  • Taqueria Las Piras - Cheap and good Costa Rican junk food at its best. must try, located on the right side of the cental park.




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