8 days in San Jose Itinerary

8 days in San Jose Itinerary

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San Jose

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A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
Galeria Namu and Santiago Apostol Parish Ruins are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Top Travel Costa Rica and Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from San Jose: Our Lady of the Pillar Cathedral (in Alajuela), Fabrica de Carretas Eloy Alfaro (in Sarchi) and San Isidro (Toucan Rescue Ranch & Chocolatería Sibú). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Jose de Orosi and the Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional De Costa Rica, and see the interesting displays at Pre-Columbian Gold Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose online vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Guatemala, the closest major aiports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. December in San Jose sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Cartago, Alajuela, San Isidro, Metal Church, Poas Volcano
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Galeria Namu
Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano

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