3 days in San Jose Itinerary

3 days in San Jose Itinerary

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to La Paz Waterfall Gardens and River Rafting & Tubing. Appreciate the collections at National Museum (Museo Nacional) and Galeria Namu. When in San Jose, make a side trip to see Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles) in Cartago, approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Precolumbian Gold Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana), take an in-depth tour of Jade Museum, and stop by Chieton Moren.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Jose custom trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. December in San Jose sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles, Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz
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Museo Nacional De Costa Rica ©
Museo Nacional De Costa Rica
Jade Museum ©
Jade Museum
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Pre-Columbian Gold Museum

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