Barva is located North of the Central Valley on the slopes of the Barva Volcano. The name "Barva" comes from the indian chief's name of "Barvac" or "Barva" that was ruling the area when the Spanish came, that's why the valley was first called "Valle de Barva".

The people of Barva are known to be good artists and craftsman. The town conserves a true colonial look and it is worth visiting.

Recently, the park has been decorated with modern art statues of different Costa Rican artists that have donated their work to the town. Coffee is grown in the slopes of the volcano, higher up the slopes there is milk and cheese production, flowers, and forestry farms.
  1. La Casona Restaurant
  2. Masks
  3. Sculpture in park
  4. Church
  5. Shops
  6. Main street
  7. Corner house
  8. Devil mask
  9. Hamburger stand
  10. House
  11. House
  12. Church
  13. "Tierra de Canaan" coffee & ice cream shop
  14. Microbiology Lab
  15. Cooling baked bread
  16. Cafe Internet
  17. Taxi cab
  18. Road to San Jose de la Montaña
  19. Adobe house
  20. Bajareque wall

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