Create Your Own DIY Sightseeing Map in San Jose, Costa Rica

Create your own self-guided walk to explore the city, starting from your hotel or a place of your choice. Afterwards the customized walk can be saved to your mobile phone or tablet. Using the GPSmyCity app, you can follow the walk route with ease. View this short introduction video to learn more and use the contact us form to ask questions or report issues. View all attractions on the map.

Step 1: Select Attractions

Select the below listed city attractions to be included in the custom walk by tapping "Select" button under the sight image. Maximum 15 attractions per walk.
[A1] Arte Latino
[A2] Avenida Central
[A3] Catedral Metropolitana (must see)
[A4] Centro Nacional de la Cultura (CENAC) (must see)
[A5] Chelles
[A6] Chíeton Morén
[A7] Contraloria General
[A8] Correo Central
[A9] Edificio Metálico (must see)
[B1] El Bochinche
[B2] El Carmen Iglesia
[B3] El Tostador
[B4] Estation Del Ferrocario al Atlantico
[B5] Galeria Andromeda
[B6] Galeria Joaquín García Monge
[B7] Galeria Ocelote
[B8] Galeria Roberto Lizano
[B9] Galeria de Arte Amir
[C1] Galería Namu (must see)
[C2] Grand Hotel Costa Rica
[C3] Iglesia La Soledad (must see)
[C4] Iglesia Santa Teresita de Jesús
[C5] Iglesia de Barrio Mexico
[C6] Iglesia de la Merced (must see)
[C7] Jacob Karpio Galería
[C8] Jacob Karpio Gallery
[C9] La Avispa
[D1] La Casona
[D2] Libreria Lehmann
[D3] Malety
[D4] Mercado Borbón (must see)
[D5] Mercado Central (must see)
[D6] Mercado Nacional de Artesanía
[D7] Museo Filatélico
[D8] Museo Histórico Tecnológico
[D9] Museo Nacional de Costa Rica (must see)
[E1] Museo Para la Paz
[E2] Museo Rafael Obregón Loría
[E3] Museo de Arte Costarricense (MAC) (must see)
[E4] Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo (MADC) (must see)
[E5] Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle (must see)
[E6] Museo de Formas, Espacios y Sonidos
[E7] Museo de la Comunidad Judía
[E8] Museo de los Niños (must see)
[E9] Museo del Jade (must see)
[F1] Museo del Oro Precolombino (must see)
[F2] Paragüería Rego
[F3] Parque Central
[F4] Parque Espagna (must see)
[F5] Parque Metropolitano La Sabana (must see)
[F6] Parque Morazan
[F7] Parque Nacional (must see)
[F8] Parque Zoológico Simón Bolívar (must see)
[F9] Parroquia Nuestra Senora De La Dolorosa
[G1] Plaza de la Cultura (must see)
[G2] Pre-Columbian Gold Museum (Museum's Gift Shop)
[G3] Puchos Night Club
[G4] Rincón de la Havana Cigar Shop
[G5] Salsa 54
[G6] Serpentario (must see)
[G7] Seventh Street Books
[G8] Spirogyra Butterfly Garden (must see)
[G9] Teatro Nacional (must see)
[H1] Teatro Popular Melico Salazar
[H2] Templo Biblico
[H3] Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones

Step 2: Select Starting Point

The walk's starting point can be either one of the selected attractions or some other personal place of choice, e.g. your hotel or nearby metro station.
Select one*:
Enter Place Name*:
Get GPS Coordinates*: Locate the place on map
Choose a Hotel*:

Step 3: Create/Update Route

The selected attractions are displayed on the map below. The red pins mark must-see attractions, green pins - ordinary attractions. If you selected a hotel or another personal place in 'Step 2', it is marked by a blue pin.
Your walk is not saved yet. To save it, please proceed to the final 'Step 4' below.
The walk starting point is your personal place specified in 'Step 2'.
Indicate the tour start point by entering the map pin ID in the field below.
The tour starting point is a hotel specified in 'Step 2'.
Starting Point*: Numeric value.

Step 4: Save Your Custom Walk

Enter a name for your custom walk, along with your email address, in the fields below. You will receive the instructions for printing out this map or retrieving it on the GPSmyCity app by email. The GPSmyCity app offers turn by turn travel directions to guide you from one attraction to the next.
Walk Name*: