8 days in San Jose Itinerary

8 days in San Jose Itinerary

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San Jose
— 7 nights

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San Jose

— 7 nights
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.
Let the collections at Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum and Galeria Namu capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chocolatería Sibú and Fabrica de Carretas Eloy Alfaro. Venture out of the city with trips to Our Lady of the Pillar Cathedral (in Alajuela), Rio savegre Waterfall (in San Gerardo de Dota) and Ruins of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion (in Ujarras). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Metal Church, steep yourself in history at Ruins of the Church of Carthage, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional De Costa Rica.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Jose itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from Puerto Rico, the closest major aiports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. September in San Jose sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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