Things to do in San Jose Costa Rica

9 Best Places to Visit in San Jose Costa Rica

Top places to visit in San José Costa Rica

San José, the capital of Costa Rica, is located in the Central Valley region with the Cordillera de Talamanca to the south and volcanoes to the north. The city is distinguished by its Spanish colonial buildings, such as the ornate neoclassical National Theater of Costa Rica, which overlooks the Plaza de la Cultura, a popular meeting point. Beneath the plaza, the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum displays hundreds of gleaming artifacts.

Visit the Central Market of San Jose:

Bubbling with a rich cultural history & heritage, the Central Market of San Jose is one of the best places to explore in the city. With more than two hundred shops selling flowers, fruits and souvenirs, the Central Market is also one of the best places in the city to try freshly brewed coffee made by the locals.

Restaurante Tiquicia:

Placed in the hills of Escazu, this restaurant has a magnificent view of San Jose, the adjacent mountains and close by cities. They cater traditional foods & drinks, and on Friday nights you can enjoy traditional performances by the local kids.

San José city tour:

As a professional tour company we offer San Jose city tours which will take you around the highlights of the city like Parque Morazan, some museums, the central market and other points of interest.

San José day tour:

Just one hour from San Jose are many waterfalls, volcanoes and other natural attractions. Due to the great location of San Jose, there’re so many amazing day trips where one can opt for a boat cruise to an island, ziplining and hike up to a volcano crater.

A couple of most recommended day trips from San Jose are Tortuga Island, Doka coffee tour, Rio Pacuare white water rafting and Irazu Volcano.

If you are looking for more such activities or places to visit in San Jose, feel free to get in touch with Tour Operator Costa Rica. Hopefully, we can create a customizable things to do in San Jose Costa Rica tour especially for you.

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