Things to do in San Jose

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  • 1

    Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica

    17 reviews

    A very beautiful theatre where you can go for music and plays.

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  • 2

    Poás Volcano National Park

    16 reviews

    This is pretty close to the city and worth checking out. A bud and I just got a taxi...went to the volcano...took pics...hit a local place for an authentic Costa Rican meal and back to the city before we headed out to the interior.

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  • 3


    8 reviews

    For some more of the local flavor of Costa Rica...

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  • 4

    Volcán Irazú

    7 reviews

    Another volcano

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  • 5

    Parque Nacional

    8 reviews

    Es hermoso

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    Parque Metropolitano La Sabana

    8 reviews

    Nice place to walk around if your budget is short, with lakes and some sports facilities as volleyball field, basketball field and also a skating rink.

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  • 7


    5 reviews

    Demasiado bella!!!

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  • 8

    Sarchí Village

    5 reviews

    Great little art town that represents a part of Costa Rica's colorful past - the ox cart! You will see these all over Costa Rica but most of them are made right here is Sarchi - colorfully painted in evey color of the rainbow, you may decide to take one of the smaller one home! Check out the main factory ...

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  • 9

    National Museum

    7 reviews

    This museum exposes items from different historical moments of Costa Rican History.

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  • 10

    Museo de los Niños

    5 reviews

    Estas fotos no son del museo del niño

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  • 11


    4 reviews

    The place to go if you are looking for international restaurants,stores, exclusive boutiques, English language bookstores and movies.

  • 12

    Parque Central - San Jose

    5 reviews

    The heart of the city! FUN!

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  • 13

    Pueblo Antiguo

    4 reviews

    Nice place to go and taste some of Costa Rican culture and history, plus if you're traveling with kids it is a nice choice because it is located in the amusement park.

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    Ruinas de Ujarrás

    3 reviews

    Nice place if you are looking for a place where you can go for a picnic day, even if you want to go to a restaurant there are many restaurants near the area. There is also a great place if you're interested in history and nature.

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  • 16

    Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo

    2 reviews

    This is actually the biggest bio-reserve park in the country. Unlike the more popular Costa Rican parks such as Poás and Manuel Antonio, this park is relatively unmaintained and untravelled. It contains three dormant volcanoes and, due to the varied terrain contained within its borders, has the largest biodiversity observed in any of the parks open to the public. Provides ...

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  • 17

    Ríos Tropicales

    2 reviews

    Absolutely the best rafting company. I shot lots of video for their website and have taken the trips many times. Depending on the time of year the river is 2 - 4. But always warm water! Great animals, flora, and fauna as well.

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  • 18

    Costa Rica Expeditions

    2 reviews

    Overnight river rafting trip on Pacuare w/ Costa Rica Expeditions. Magical and luxurious.

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    2 reviews
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  • 20

    La Amistad National Park

    2 reviews

    Costa Rica is well known for being home to several expansive and lively tropical forest reserves. Various rare flora and fauna abound here in amazing variety. One specific class of creature that has achieved astounding variation in Costa Rica are birds, and La Amistad National Park is perhaps the best place to see them. Of the over 800 variety's of ...

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