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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. Art Museum Metropolitan Cathedral the old and authentic Central Market the new and impressive National Stadium an in-depth description of the National Monument and the influential historical episode that took place at the Democracy Plaza. The bus tour will take you comfortably and safely through San Jose's narrow and busy streets driving by beautiful outdoor city attractions. The living city is your museum
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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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National Theater

On Monday, one of the things we did was a tour of the National Theatre (which was being renovated, so it wasn’t really a tour, and we didn’t pay for it because the guard at the entrance wasn’t there)...
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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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Museo Nacional

Although not its most modern museum, this is San Jose's best museum. It houses a substantial collection of pre-columbian artifacts along with colonial and national treasures. The museum is housed in...
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Central Market

Most major cities have a "central market" and San Jose has a popular one. It's amazing what is sold inside this place. However, I am most intrigued with the food. You can see more pics on my...
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Pedestrian Mall - Avenida Central

There is a very nice car & bus-free walk down the main street, Central Calle. It’s about 8 blocks long, no cars and no buses mean the diesel exhaust is a away from you. There are a couple plazas, the...
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Volcan Irazu National Park

Volcan Irazu National Park : Not far from San Jose, you can drive there then as you get closer to the top you have to walk the rest of the way. It's well worth the small hike to the top. The views are...
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Catedral Metropolitana

We passed the San Jose (St. Joseph) cathedral in the hop-on-hop-off bus and I took photos. There was a bright white statue of Saint John Paul II inside the fence at Central Street, and 2th Avenue. ...
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Braulio Carrillo National Park

Braulio Carrillo National Park is a National Park which is partly in San José Province, in central Costa Rica It is part of the Central Volcanic Conservation Area. But the main part of it is in...
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Museo de Oro - Gold Museum

When we were in San Jose in 1996, the Gold Museum was closed on Sunday and Monday so we didn't get to visit it. So this time, I made sure we were in San Jose during the week when it would be open. We...
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Jade Museum

Back in 1996 we went to the Jade Museum which was free and was in the top of an insurance building. In 2014, a NEW building was been built for this museum which covers the life in Costa Rica from 500...
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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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"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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"I lived in old San Jose"
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