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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.
From $52.00
 
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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Most Viewed Transportation in Provincia de San José

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Taxi

We met Eduardo on a taxi drive and he was so awesome that we used him to take us to Jaco. Since we weren't in a hurry he took us the scenic route (same price). It was for sure more than I expected out...
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Airport cab

Plenty of people vieing for your attention when you step outside of the airport. There is a booth right as you step outside of the international terminal for the "official cabs". They are orange and...
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City Bus

For local trips to San Jose from our hotel, we took the local bus. We got the van shuttle to the airport and got the bus there into the city. The only problem was understanding where the bus was going...
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Intercity Bus

Tica Bus and Transnica have a few daily buses from Nicaragua to Costa Rica. They leave Granada from two different bus terminals on Avenida Elena Arellano. Both have first class buses and offer about...
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Driving

San José especially is not a place to be driving a car in Costa Rica. It is a big city - a lot of traffic and many of the streets are one way - confusing to the visitor. Calles (streets in Spanish)...
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Bus Tours

It is possible to travel from San José to Tortuguero by public transportation. In fact, it's rather challenging, a mini adventure in itself. You have to take a bus to Cariari, then another bus to La...
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Air Travel

We flew in to Juan Santamaria International Airport on Sunday 1996 Feb. 18. We did not have to pay for our tickets because we got passes from our daughter who was then a flight deck officer at a major...
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Airport Ground Transport

You will be hounded when you arrive at the airport by persons wanting to drive you to your hotel. Know that a good amount of these people are not certified taxi drivers (even if they carry a badge)....
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Walk

Downtown San Jose is easy to navigate on foot. It's a grid and most attractions are easy to find. To make it even more obvious, look for the bright blue signs that let you know when you’ve reached an...
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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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