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#1 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Owner description: Hi!Travel Around Costa Rica it's what I have done for the last 20 years, first as a Nature Interpreter (tour guide) bringing... more » Owner description: Hi!Travel Around Costa Rica it's what I have done for the last 20 years, first as a Nature Interpreter (tour guide) bringing all this experience in hand 4 years ago I started Travel Around Costa Rica a Tour Operator that covers the needs for authentic Costa Rican experiences, our customized tours will for sure allow you to interact and definitely get to know the Ticos (Costaricans) in a special way.Let me take you to the areas that are seriously off the beaten path and show you the real deal « less
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National Theater (San Jose)
#2 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Theaters; Historic Sites
Since 1897, this elegant theater has been a source of pride.
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#3 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Valleys
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#4 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Art Museums
A large collection of indigenous gold art.
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#5 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Hiking Trails
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Teatro Espressivo (San Jose)
#6 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
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Tropical Bungee (San Jose)
#7 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Bungee jump into the tropical forest of Costa Rica for one of the most amazing experiences of your life. Regardless of... more » Owner description: Bungee jump into the tropical forest of Costa Rica for one of the most amazing experiences of your life. Regardless of whether this is your 50th jump or your first, bungee jumping in Costa Rica is an experience not to be missed.Add some adrenaline to your San Jose trip and go bungee jumping in the tropics. Leave behind the hustle and bustle of San Jose and travel to the beautiful Colorado River in Naranjo for an unforgettable experience. The metal bridge that traverses the Colorado River is 80 meters above the ravine, and gives a spectacular view of the lush Costa Rican vegetation surrounding the jump point.Our professional guides will share their jump experiences with you and help any new jumpers to feel at ease as you prepare for one of the greatest thrills of your life. We do not an have age limit, the youngest jumper we have had was 4 years old, and the most seasoned that jumped was 80. Can you break the record?The tensest moment will be as you prepare yourself to jump, but once you let yourself go and feel the rush of falling through the sky you'll be well on your way to enjoying one of the most exciting, adrenaline-filled times of your life.Tropical Bungee offers bungee jumping since 1991. We are located in the Old Colorado River Bridge, it is 265 feet high, making it one of the highest bungee bridges in America.Tropical Bungee offers jumps every day with round trip transportation from San Jose. Our departures are at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.Tropical Bungee only uses imported equipment and we operate under the strictest safety norms. We are “the” Bungee Jumping pioneers in Latin America with a great trajectory in this sport as well as in other adventure sports.Tropical Bungee is NABA certified to manufacture bungee cords.AND WE ARE PART OF THE TOP TEN BUNGEE JUMPS IN WORLD « less
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#8 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Art Museums
This museum displays works by local artists.
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#9 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Children's Museums
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#10 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Motorcycle Trails
Owner description: Motorcycle tours and rentals in Costa Rica with brand new BMW motorcycles. We can also include Panama and Nicaragua for small... more » Owner description: Motorcycle tours and rentals in Costa Rica with brand new BMW motorcycles. We can also include Panama and Nicaragua for small groups, we can also have a tailor made itinerary upon request. « less
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#11 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: History Museums
This 19th-century building contains a well-organized exhibits on Costa Rica's history and culture.
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Pueblo Antiguo (San Jose)
#12 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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#13 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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#14 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
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Parque La Sabana (San Jose)
#15 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Parks
The city's largest park.
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#16 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Educational Sites
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#17 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Parks
This tropical park is popular during the day but best avoided at night.
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#18 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Jade - the precious gemstone known as the 'stone of heaven' has been cherished for millennia and is believed to possess... more » Owner description: Jade - the precious gemstone known as the 'stone of heaven' has been cherished for millennia and is believed to possess mystical powers, immortality, and invincibility. This is a place where visitors could indulge themselves with jade and be mesmerised by the sheer nature of these heavenly stones. A visit to the Jade Museum would definitely be a favourable experience and they do have an extensive range of souvenirs in jade which one could adorn themselves with or for gifts to their loved ones. « less
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Ruinas de Ujarras (San Jose)
#19 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites
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#20 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Zoos
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#21 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Religious Sites
The interior of this 1871 church is far more interesting than the neoclassic exterior.
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#22 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Art Museums
Contemporary Art and Design Museum at the National Cultural Centre -CENAC- the old Liquor Factory.
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#23 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Tours; Golf Courses
Owner description: Costa Rica golf tours and discount green fees for Marriott Los Suenos, Hacienda Pinilla, Four Seasons, Reserva Conchal and... more » Owner description: Costa Rica golf tours and discount green fees for Marriott Los Suenos, Hacienda Pinilla, Four Seasons, Reserva Conchal and San Jose area courses. Contact for course suggestions, itinerary help and golf packages. « less
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#24 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Zoos
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#25 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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#26 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Cemeteries
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#27 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Government Buildings
This 1917 building stands out from its bland surroundings.
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#28 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This modern bank building is bordered by a popular plaza.
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#29 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: This designer championship golf course on the grounds of the Melia Cariari Hotel was Central America’s first. Pro and amateur... more » Owner description: This designer championship golf course on the grounds of the Melia Cariari Hotel was Central America’s first. Pro and amateur events are held here regularly. « less
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Parque Espana (San Jose)
#30 of 50 attractions in San Jose Metro
Category: Parks
One of the capital's most pleasant spots.
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