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"Poas Volcano
"Poas Volcano Doka Coffee Estate and Sarchi Arts and Craft""Situated in the middle of Poas Volcano National Park (Parque Nacional Volcán Poás) is the still-smoking and gurgling Poas Volcano. This majestic and imposing crater which stands at an elevation of 8900 feet (2713 meters) allows you to enjoy a magnificent view of the park’s 16
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Combo Tour - Best of Costa Rica from San Jose
"Enjoy a drive by luxury air-conditioned coach from San Jose to begin your exciting Costa Rica adventure. Start your full-day trip with a complimentary breakfast and cup of authentic delicious Costa Rican coffee. Embark on an exhilarating mountain hike with your local guide and enjoy the gorgeous scenery before making your way to Doka Estate a 350-acre (141-hectare) coffee plantation. Tour the impressive estate and admire the surrounding rolling hills.Next venture to Poás Volcano National Park and marvel at the active volcano crater towering 8884 feet (2708 meters) above sea level. Escape into a world of tropical wildlife and scenery at La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Journey through the Hummingbird Garden and admire colorful butterflies at the Butterfly Observatory – one of the largest in the world sit back and relax on a scenic drive back to San Jose."""
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"Doka Coffee Tour
"Immerse yourself in authentic Costa Rican culture on a guided tour through Doka coffee plantation. Witness the professionals at work as they cultivate harvest and roast coffee beans to perfection before enjoying your aromatic coffee and buffet lunch.After lunch admire the tropical landscape and sugar cane plantations as you arrive in the town of Grecia. Renowned for its famous steel church of the Lady of Mercy Grecia is rich in architectural beauty. The church is made entirely of pre-fabricated metal plates which have been painted red. A rare sight and a must-see while in Costa Rica. The magic of this tour continues with a visit to the country's artisan town of Sarchi
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More Warnings and Dangers in San José

Electronic Equipment

The customs in San Jose is a bit backwards & will assign the term "Computer Equipmrnt" to any item that they think uses electricity. If you are bringing 2 or more computers per person they will...
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Sep 18, 2007

Airport Departure Tax

The Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose charges a $26 departure tax to leave Costa Rica. This is totally separate from the taxes included in your airline ticket.There are two (that I...
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Things to Do Near San José

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Museo de los Niños

They drove us past the Children's Museum on the city tour. It wasn't one of the places that we went into. It looks a little like a castle and apparently it was originally a jail. Now the are 40 rooms...
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National Theater

This beautiful building (1500 capacity) is their pride and joy. It was built by the government in 1897 with money from coffee taxes, and no expense was spared. There is marble and gold plate...
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"San Jose"
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"The Capital of Costa Rica"
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"Fun !!!!"
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"It's Pura Vida time"
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"San Jose, Capital of Costa Rica"
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