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Top things to do in Province of San Jose

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Ranked #1 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
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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Ranked #2 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Historic Sites; Theaters; Other
Since 1897, this elegant theater has been a source of pride.
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Ranked #3 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Mountains; Outdoors
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Ranked #4 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Owner description: If you want to learn Spanish in Costa Rica, make sure that you will have an authentic cultural experience.If you wanted to... more » Owner description: If you want to learn Spanish in Costa Rica, make sure that you will have an authentic cultural experience.If you wanted to study French in France, wouldn't you prefer that the school be owned by French people? Or if you studied German in Germany, wouldn't you choose a German-run school? The CRLA is one of the few schools completely owned and operated by Costa Ricans and all of our teachers and staff are native Spanish speakers. We will share our culture with you while you learn our language.Excellent resultsWe make sure that you are making the most of your stay and learning Spanish quickly and easily, no matter what your age, background or Spanish skills are. Our practical methodology , innovative books & intimate class size ensures excellent results. We will even offer you extra classes at no cost, if necessary, to ensure that you will achieve your language goals. « less
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Ranked #5 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Valleys; Outdoors
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Cloudbridge Nature Reserve (Chirripo National Park)
Ranked #6 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
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Ranked #7 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
A large collection of indigenous gold art.
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Ranked #8 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: National Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Carara National Park is south of the Rio Tarcoles and 15 km north of Jaco Dentral. It boasts of a large population of... more » Owner description: Carara National Park is south of the Rio Tarcoles and 15 km north of Jaco Dentral. It boasts of a large population of breeding scarlet macaws, capuchin monkeys, anteaters, parrots, aracaris, kingfishers old growth forest and is a transistional forest supporting both Amazonian and Mesoamerican habitats. « less
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Ranked #9 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
This museum displays works by local artists.
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Ranked #11 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
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Category: Children's Museums; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #13 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Specialty Museums; 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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Pueblo Antiguo (San Jose)
Ranked #14 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Other
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Parque La Sabana (San Jose)
Ranked #15 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Parks; Outdoors
The city's largest park.
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Ranked #16 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Parks; Outdoors
This tropical park is popular during the day but best avoided at night.
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Ranked #17 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: History Museums; Museums
This 19th-century building contains a well-organized exhibits on Costa Rica's history and culture.
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Ranked #18 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #19 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ruinas de Ujarras (San Jose)
Ranked #20 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
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Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Estadio Nacional (San Jose Metro)
Ranked #21 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Other
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Ranked #22 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #23 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
The interior of this 1871 church is far more interesting than the neoclassic exterior.
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Ranked #24 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Government Buildings; Cultural
This 1917 building stands out from its bland surroundings.
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Ranked #25 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Contemporary Art and Design Museum at the National Cultural Centre -CENAC- the old Liquor Factory.
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Ranked #26 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
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Los Cusingos Neotropical Bird Sanctuary (San Isidro de El General)
Ranked #27 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #28 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This modern bank building is bordered by a popular plaza.
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Parque Espana (San Jose)
Ranked #29 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Parks; Outdoors
One of the capital's most pleasant spots.
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Ranked #30 of 56 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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