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Top things to do in Province of San Jose

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Ranked #1 of 71 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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Galeria Namu (San Jose)
Ranked #2 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Galeria Namu is a fair trade art gallery for local and indigenous artists from Costa Rica and surrounding Central America... more » Owner description: Galeria Namu is a fair trade art gallery for local and indigenous artists from Costa Rica and surrounding Central America countries. Established in 1998 at this same location, visitors to Costa Rica's capital city of San Jose can find us easily behind the Holiday Inn (across from Parque Morazan).Knowledge and passion for the artists and their work is what makes a visit to Galeria Namu special; the owner, Aisling, and her son Conall, along with their support staff love to share with visitors the background of the tribe or individual artisans and the remarkable collection of unique and very special pieces available for purchase. For the past 15 years, Galeria Namu has nurtured a relationship with the artists who create folk art, gold and jade replicas, handwoven baskets, originals paintings, tagua carvings and jewelry and much more. Visit the website for hours and a sampling of what you will encounter. Be prepared to catch their enthusiasm for fair trade with these local arts and crafts. « less
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Ranked #3 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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 #4 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Historic Sites; Theaters
Since 1897, this elegant theater has been a source of pride.
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Cloudbridge Nature Reserve (Chirripo National Park)
Ranked #5 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #6 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Valleys; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #7 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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CRTTE Travels (San Jose Metro)
Ranked #8 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Transportation
Owner description: We provide responsible, reliable, safe and always on time private first class transportation and tour packages throughout the... more » Owner description: We provide responsible, reliable, safe and always on time private first class transportation and tour packages throughout the entire country.Our vehicles are fully insured and licensed by the Costa Rican Minister of Transportation and the Costa Rican Tourism Board ensuring the excellency in all our services by their quality standards.Our staff has a minimum of 5 years experience, excellent interpersonal skills in the business and fully bilingual skills. Contact us 24 hour service and rates. « less
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Ranked #9 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums; Museums
A large collection of indigenous gold art.
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Ranked #10 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: National Parks; Nature and 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 #11 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #12 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums; Museums
This museum displays works by local artists.
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Ranked #13 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #14 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
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Tropical Bungee (San Jose)
Ranked #15 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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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Ranked #16 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 71 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 #18 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #19 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #20 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature and Parks
This tropical park is popular during the day but best avoided at night.
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Parque La Sabana (San Jose)
Ranked #21 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature and Parks
The city's largest park.
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Ranked #22 of 71 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 #23 of 71 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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Ruinas de Ujarras (San Jose)
Ranked #24 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Estadio Nacional (San Jose Metro)
Ranked #25 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Los Cusingos Neotropical Bird Sanctuary (San Isidro de El General)
Ranked #26 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #27 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #28 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Turu Ba Ri Nature and Adventure Park is the perfect destination for a Family Vacation in Costa Rica. We have adventure... more » Owner description: Turu Ba Ri Nature and Adventure Park is the perfect destination for a Family Vacation in Costa Rica. We have adventure options suitable for the whole family from the quietest option like the Nature guided tour or a horseback ride to The Canopy Tour, The Superman Zip line or the Tarzan Swing for the more daring. We re located only 10 minutes from Orotina, 35 minutes from San Jose or 40 minutes from Puntarenas port. « less
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Ranked #29 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
This 1917 building stands out from its bland surroundings.
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Ranked #30 of 71 attractions in Province of San Jose
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
The interior of this 1871 church is far more interesting than the neoclassic exterior.
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