Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in San Jose

Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica (B)

Costa Rica’s capital city San José shouldn’t be missing on your itinerary. Check out my ultimate list of best things to do in San Jose, Costa Rica. Most people see Costa Rica’s capital city San Jose only as the gateway to the different adventure destinations within the country. However, San Jose is more than just a transportation hub, and I believe it deserves a couple of days in your Costa Rica itinerary.

Tourism in the capital is highly concentrated in the downtown area. Several of the sights mentioned in my list of things to do in San Jose are a stroll or a short ride away from each other, making your exploration easy and manageable.

Start your day by visiting the Central Market for a proper introduction to Costa Rica’s capital city. This is the best place to visit in San Jose for authentic food, travel souvenirs and local products. It’s a wonder how they are able to maintain the place clean and organized. Every city tour drops by this market to give importance to the historic image that it is. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in San Jose
Guide Location: Costa Rica » San Jose
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tim Kroeger
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.universal-traveller.com/best-things-to-do-in-san-jose-costa-rica/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mercado Centrale
  • Costa Rica Art Museum
  • Museo del Oro Precolombino
  • Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
  • Plaza de la Democracia
  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales “La Salle”
  • Avenida Centrale
  • La Chola
  • Teatro Nacional
  • Gran Hotel
  • Metallic Building
  • La Sabana Metropolitan Park
  • Costa Rica’s National Stadium
  • National Gymnasium
  • Casa Amarilla
  • Catedral Metropolitana
  • El Pueblo
  • Calle de la Amargura
  • Escazu district
  • Duran Sanatorium
  • Basilica de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles in Cartago
  • Ruins of the Temple of the Santiago Apostol Parish

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