A Self-Guided Walking Tour in San Jose, Costa Rica

A Self-Guided Walking Tour in San Jose, Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica (B)

San Jose is a city most people just land and depart from and leave as quickly as possible. Of course, Costa Rica is a country to see wildlife and nature. Nonetheless, I stayed a couple of days during my time in Costa Rica and must say, its capital has a lot of green areas, nice architecture and churches. It’s definitely worth to stay and get to know it. This self-guided walking tour in San Jose will bring you to my favorite spots within the city.

It is very easy to orientate yourself in San Jose. The central point is Av. Central and Calle 1. From North to South all the streets are called Calles and from East to West the streets are called Avenidas. North from Avenida Central, is Avenida 3, then Avendia 5, Avenida 7 and so on. South of Avenida Central it’s Avenida 2, Avenida 4 etc.

Same counts for the Calles. East of Calle 1 you can find Calle 3, then Calle 5 etc. West of Calle 1, you find Calle 2, Calle 4 etc.

It seems a bit weird in the beginning but once you figured that out, it’s easy to get around San Jose. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Self-Guided Walking Tour in San Jose, Costa Rica
Guide Location: Costa Rica » San Jose
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Stefka Poessel
Read it on Author's Website: http://foodandphotosrtw.com/2016/03/18/self-guided-walking-tour-san-jose-costa-rica/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Catedral Metropolitana
  • Teatro Nacional
  • Plaza de la Cultura
  • Teatro Variedades
  • Parque Morazan
  • Escuela Buenaventura Corrales
  • Parque Espana
  • Parque Nacional
  • National Museum
  • Plaza de las Artes
  • Central Market
  • Post Office

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