8 days in San Jose Itinerary

8 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum (Museo Nacional) and Galeria Namu. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Multiplaza and Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: Poas Volcano National Park (Parque Recreativo Los Manantiales & Poas Volcano), Zoo Ave (in Alajuela) and La Paz Waterfall Gardens (in Vara Blanca). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Precolumbian Gold Museum, make a trip to Mercado Nacional de Artesanias, contemplate the geological forces at Irazu Volcano National Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana).

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read San Jose holiday maker site .

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. In April, daytime highs in San Jose are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Poas Volcano National Park, Rainforest Adventures, Zoo Ave, Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles), La Paz Waterfall Gardens
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La Paz Waterfall Gardens ©
La Paz Waterfall Gardens
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Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano

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