Zarcero is the capital city of the canton of Zarcero in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. It is also the name of the distrito (district) that includes the city. The city lies at an elevation of 1,736 meters above sea level. Zarcero, known for its brisk mountain climate, lies in a dairy and agricultural area also noted for the local enterprises that practice organic farming.
San Rafael Church 2, Zarcero, Costa Rica
The town has a beautiful cottage style church. Admirers of religious architecture will be delighted by the interior of the church which is covered with detailed religious paintings and elaborate pastel stencil work.