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Things to do in Province of San Jose

 

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Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides (Escazu)
Ranked #1 of 64 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 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Mountains
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National Theater (San Jose)
Ranked #3 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Theaters; Historic Sites
Since 1897, this elegant theater has been a source of pride.
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Ranked #4 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Valleys
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Ranked #5 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums
A large collection of indigenous gold art.
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Volcan Poas (San Jose)
Ranked #6 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Volcanos; National Parks
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Tropical Bungee (San Jose)
Ranked #7 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
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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Cloudbridge Nature Reserve (Chirripo National Park)
Ranked #8 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
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Ranked #9 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: National Parks
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 #10 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #11 of 64 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 #12 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums
This museum displays works by local artists.
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Ranked #13 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Children's Museums
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Ranked #14 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
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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Pueblo Antiguo (San Jose)
Ranked #15 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #16 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #17 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
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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Ranked #18 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums
This 19th-century building contains a well-organized exhibits on Costa Rica's history and culture.
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Estadio Nacional (San Jose Metro)
Ranked #19 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Los Cusingos Neotropical Bird Sanctuary (San Isidro de El General)
Ranked #20 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #21 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Parks
This tropical park is popular during the day but best avoided at night.
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Parque La Sabana (San Jose)
Ranked #22 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Parks
The city's largest park.
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Ranked #23 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #24 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Natural horsemanship equestrian center, offering recreational trail riding, natural horsemanship sessions, lessons in natural... more » Owner description: Natural horsemanship equestrian center, offering recreational trail riding, natural horsemanship sessions, lessons in natural dressage and jumping . Spend your days in a lush valley surrounded by majestic mountain views, where you may choose to spend time improving your skills and techniques with riding lessons, trail ride through the beautiful rural countryside or combine your time between the two. Vacation packages are available. day trips are welcome. We are located about one hour from San Jose in the tropical mountains of Puriscal Costa Rica. We have healthy beautiful horses and endless mountain trails. « less
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Teatro Espressivo (San Jose)
Ranked #25 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
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Ruinas de Ujarras (San Jose)
Ranked #26 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #27 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
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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Ranked #28 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Art Museums
Contemporary Art and Design Museum at the National Cultural Centre -CENAC- the old Liquor Factory.
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Ranked #29 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #30 of 64 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Religious Sites
The interior of this 1871 church is far more interesting than the neoclassic exterior.
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