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Artist Bird - San Jose Creative Side Walking Tour
"Meet in Parque Morazan under the dome temple. This park is in front of the Holiday Inn Aurola.We'll wonder under tunnels and past abandoned buildings catching the newest works in graffiti art and then continue to galleries featuring indigenous works urban fashion vibrant paintings sculptures furniture and more. Sometimes we might meet the artists themselves. In between locations we'll catch glimpses of some of San Jose's most historic buildings
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San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour
"An unique sightseeing double decker bus will take you to downtown San Jose from your hotel to witness the city's main historical landmarks for an immersive and panoramic cultural experience and a better understanding of Costa Rica's evolution.
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Bird's Nest: 2-hour San Jose City Highlights Walking Tour
"Meet at Parque Morazan prior to 10:15 am. Your guide will be waiting for you under the dome temple.Once your walking tour begins your guide wll discuss current issues affecting the daily lives of Costa Ricans and Costa Rica on a global scale. Using a mix of current events historic photography and sites you will get an educated impression of the country not just a tourist one. Along the way you might run into protests concerts public art demonstrations
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Downtown

One of the taller and more modern buildings in San Jose, the National Bank building sits on the site from which the town of San Jose was born. Surrounded by immaculate gardens and trees, there are...
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Nesting Macaw

I was fortunate to find two nesting Macaw right at the trail junction on Sendero Quebrada Bonita and the Connector Trail. The best place to view them is from the middle of the steel bridge that spans...
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National Theatre

There are three statues on the top of the National Theatre. They were taken down and casts made from the original statues, and the statues that are up there now are the copies. I don't know for sure,...
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Daily Life

Most hotels have a laundry service, but it is generally expensive, I have thus far found 2 laundromats. Sixahola launderia: located near the corner Avenida 2 and calle 9, they do you washing for...
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Gold Museum

The actual name of the Gold Museum is the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and it has exhibits on all various aspects of life before Columbus brought guns and disease to the Americas. And that includes...
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Day Trips

Not far from the city, and still in the province of San José, you can enjoy the following ecotouristic activities: - hiking the Irazú volcano - hiking the Braulio Carrillo National Park - hiking the...
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National Museum

One of the most interesting things we saw in Costa Rica were the stone spheres. About 300 of these mysterious polished orbs have been discovered in Costa Rica beginning in the 1930s, however they are...
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Outside San Jose

I would love to go back the the Arienal volcanoe..the volcanoes are the BEST...honestly everything about Costa Rica is great. well...I miss the people, they are so nice and friendly. i miss the way...
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Little Differences

Something that always struck me about Costa Rica was the little, minute difference in things that would never cease to amaze me. Things that you take for granted in normal life – a pea pod like this...
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Spanish

Mesoamerica is a great school if you want to learn Spanish in San Jose. It's located just outside of the city in San Pedro and is accessible by the Sabanilla bus and La Periferica. There is a web...
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Climate

The weather during our visit to San Jose could not have been better. Costa Rica is a tropical country and the lowlands can be unbearably hot and humid. However, San Jose lies at an elevation of 3,772...
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Coffee

Costa Rica is one of the top 5 coffee producers in the world. They export several types of cofee depending on the geographical market (US, Latin America, Europe) and the are where it was cultivated...
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Top Hotels in Provincia de San José

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Ciudad Cariari, 50 m este de la entrada de Los Arcos, San Jose, Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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69 calle 25bis, Barrio California, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Plaza Colonia, Escazu, San Jose, 837-1260 Oficentro, Plaza Colonia, Escazu, 00000, Costa Rica
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Avenue 11 Calle 13, Carara, Costa Rica
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Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo, Province of Limon, Costa Rica
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PO Box 4-4417, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Top Things to Do in Provincia de San José

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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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Universal Trail

The only access to all the trails in the park is via the Universal Trail. This trail is paved in cement and is 1.2km. There are interpretive signs along the way that provide information on flora and...
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Tourist Attractions

San Jose province contains the capital of the country of Costa Rica which is also named San Jose San Jose is often disrespected by travel agents who say not to spend time in San Jose. It is a big...
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Mercados - Markets

On our first day in San Jose, we walked through some of the Central Market but did not see anything worth buying. Friday morning March 1st we went to the Mercado Artesania. We did our last souvenir...
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Park Entrance

If you are not careful it is very easy to pass the entrance to Carara National Park. It is very small. There is a white wood fence with a dirt entrance and a separate dirt exit road. The parking lot...
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Hard Rock Cafe

I'm not a fan of dining at the Hard Rock Café but I do collect pins and shirts. Hard Rock Café can be found at many major cities all over the world. This makes it a challenge for me to find them and...
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Top 5 Provincia de San José Writers

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SDHavoc

"FUN CAPITAL OF THE WORLD"
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GracesTrips

"San Jose"
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grandmaR

"Central and Capital"
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whvcebu

"Visiting Central and Latin America"
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ornito

"I lived in old San Jose"
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