Surrounded by the tropical beauty and good vibes of Costa Rica, the capital city of San Jose is considered one of Latin America’s most cosmopolitan cities. Located in the middle of the country, the dynamic city is the central hub for the rest of Costa Rica and it’s the ideal location to use as a point of departure to explore top tourist destinations.
‘Chepe’ — as locals affectionately call San Jose — is located just 20 minutes from the International Airport of Juan Santamaria and welcomes visitors from all over the globe. With a rich history, it’s easy to fall in love with this picturesque city and its historic neighborhoods. Head to the labyrinth of downtown and find major museums, top restaurants and lively city squares. Take a stroll to Barrio Amon where the locals (or ‘Ticos’) have turned colonial mansions into cultural hubs. Dig into local life during Saturday’s farmers market and join the crowds at Parque La Sabana. Art, nature and history all make up the multidimensional characteristics of Costa Rica’s largest city.
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