Things to do for History Buffs in San Jose, Costa Rica
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Although there isn't a whole lot to do or see in Costa Rica's capital, the Teatro Nacional is a truly exceptional landmark, considered the finest building in the city. The interior is incredibly beautiful and intricately decorated as you may have seen in other European palaces.Popular withHistoryDesignLocal
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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.Popular withHistoryOutdoorBackpackers
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This church is best known for the 1635 appearance of the country's patron saint, the Black Virgin. If you are anywhere near San Jose, or passing through Cartago this is a must see location! The Basilica, as it sits on the Plaza Mayor will astound you. From it's architecture outside and in you will be amazed at how amazing it ...Popular withHistoryLocalDesign
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