3 days in San Jose Itinerary

3 days in San Jose Itinerary

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San Jose
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San Jose

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A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Galeria Namu and Jade Museum. You'll explore and learn at National Museum (Museo Nacional) and Precolumbian Gold Museum. Get out of town with these interesting San Jose side-trips: Cartago (Jardin Botanico Lankester & Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles)). There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Costarricense, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Mercado Central), and look for gifts at Chieton Moren.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Jose journey builder tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. In March, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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#Museums, #Outdoors, #Tours

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Central Market (Mercado Central) ©
Central Market (Mercado Central)
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National Museum (Museo Nacional)
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