Carved Map of Costa Rica
At the Park entrance you can find the biggest carved map of Costa Rica.
The most incredible of this 20 x 17 meters map is that it was handmade carved with gouges (in recycled wood) This artwork is an idea of one of the greatest visionary persons in this country, Mr. Oscar Saborio Alvarado. A laborious task force in TURUBARI carved these maps for nearly two years at a 1:10,000 scale vertical and horizontal 1:25,000 scale map in the case of Costa Rica and on a scale of 1:2000 in the case of the Cocos Island. Which is also included.
In these maps, which are under great amphitheater-type structure, you can see all the rivers of Costa Rica, all Costa Rica’s volcanoes, all mountains of Costa Rica, all cantons and provinces, etc … along with the boundary lines of Panama and Nicaragua.
Also you can see the beaches of Guanacaste, Caribbean beaches, Jaco Beach, the islands of Costa Rica.From the highest mountain of Costa Rica known as the summit of Chirripo to the flashy Arenal Volcano or the Poas volcano, are visible in the most spectacular ever imagined three-dimensional aerial view of our country.
Turubari map is ideal for educational purposes of children and young students of Costa Rica. Thanks to a particular lighting system with over 300 lights that has been designed, anyone can locate any point of the country and is it is very funtional to provide short classes in geography, history and turism.
Tourists will be impressesd to see all the dimensional splendor of Costa Rica, with all its coasts, mountains and national parks of Costa Rica.
We are sure that both, the Ministry of Education of Costa Rica, MEP, as the Costarican Turism Institute, ICT, are very proud to have in Turubari this artwork masterpiece of Costa Rica map, ready to educate and show all our wonders.