Costa Rica News – There are many statues and sculptures in San Jose’s 300 parks.
Three of the most beloved and famed ones have undergone a restoration and now feature a more youthful revitalized glow, to be featured in many selfies to come.
The Spanish artist Ana Moraleda was in charge of the restorations. She cleaned them with a chemical treatment made especially for bronze and then reinforced them with a top coat to avoid effects of corrosion. The process lasted two months and cost ¢19 million.
The first is La Chola, the statue of a large, joyful woman that represents the Guanacaste women. People like to take pictures with her and even rub the statue for luck in winning the lottery.
Next was the monument to Daniel Oduber which