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San Jose Evening Tour with Dinner in Escazú
"Meet your guide at San Jose’s Central Market a lively labyrinth of more than 200 stalls that took root in 1882. Watch as people stream in and out of the covered market to purchase groceries and meet friends at restaurants cafes and bars.

You’ll find wares of every kind here including produce herbal remedies handicrafts and more. Your guide will take you to certain stalls to point out the herbs roots and fruit commonly used in local cuisine
From $77.00
 
San Jose Super Saver: City Sightseeing plus Traditional Music and Dance Show with Dinner
San Jose Super Saver: City Sightseeing plus Traditional Music and Dance Show with Dinner"This Super Saver pairs two popular guided tours at a discounted price. The San Jose city tour provides the perfect introduction to Costa Rica's capital city and the Traditional Music and Dance Show gives you the chance to eat delicious hearty fare while watching folkloric traditions passed down through generations. See Itinerary below for details.Choose to take both tours one after the other or spread them out over the course of two days. In making your selection please note that the city tour operates daily and the Traditional Music and Dance Show is available on Wednesday and Thursday nights."
From $103.00
 
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
From $29.00

Plaza de la Cultura Tips (4)

Over the Gold Museum

We saw the Plaza of Culture in 1996, so when I saw the four ventilation stacks in 2015, I knew right away that I was in the right place. I know I have a photo of it back in 1996, but I can't find it,...
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grandmaR
Sep 11, 2015

Plaza de la Cultura / Culture Square

This small plaza is a focal point in the heart of San Jose. It is situated in front of the Grand Hotel and across the Street from the National Theater. The Plaza offers a great spot for tourists to...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Apr 14, 2007

Plaza de la Cultura - Square of Culture

Impossible to miss if you’re walking along the Avenida Central Pedestrian Mall. All of a sudden you come upon an open plaza with the National Theatre in the background and you can’t help but smile....
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penumbra
Oct 03, 2006

Plaza de la Cultura

Plaza de la Cultura is an open space at the side of the National Theatre and Avenida Central. The plaza is frequent with families with kids. Photographers with polaroid cameras and clowns make a...
mim95
Mar 21, 2005
 
 
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"San Jose, Costa Rica"
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"Three (Green) Weeks in San José"
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"San Jose, Capital City of Costa Rica"
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"Pleasant, but don't dawdle here"
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Things to Do Near 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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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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Getting to San José

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Avenida Central-2 - Calle 3-5

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