Sarchí Town Tour

Sarchí is Costa Rica's most famous crafts center. The town offers more than 200 stores and small family-operated woodworking factories producing wooden bowls and other tableware, fold-up rocking chairs of wood and leather, and a wide variety of kitschy items.

Población Sarchí North: 6912 Habitants
Population Sarchí South: 4659 Habitants
Altitude: 1000 m.s.n.m.

Sarchí Costa Rica

Sarchí is located in the province of Alajuela, just 46 kilometers northwest of San José. It is the most famous handicraft center of Costa Rica. The city has more than 200 shops and small factories that operate as family businesses woodworking. Perhaps the best known article made in Sarchí is our famous and traditional wagon, used for many years to transport coffee from farms in the Midwest to the port of Puntarenas, declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site on 24 November 2005. Also in Sarchí Norte you will find the largest in the world wagon. His church is one of the most beautiful temples in Costa Rica, has a vaulted ceiling and wooden carvings were made by local artisans. (Sarchi Norte).

Duration: 5-7 hours
What to bring: Sunscreen and camera.
EThe tour includes: Transportation - sodas or juice and water - bilingual guide.
Lunch is optional*
TTour recommended for cruise travelers*

Sarchí Costa Rica
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