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San Jose

San Jose is Costa Rica’s modern capital that welcomes visitors with its cosmopolitan charm. Founded in the colonial era, 1737, San Jose was a small quiet town until around the 1890's when El Teatro Nacional was built. Considered Central America’s grandest theatre, Teatro Nacional was built to emulate the Paris Opera with funding raised by a tax on coffee. The city is dotted with grand plazas and parks it also boasts many museums. The Gold Museum offers a rare look at the different gold artefacts of ancient Latin American civilizations. The Mercado Central is an enormous maze of food markets showing a snap-shot of every-day life and the street craft market at Plaza de la Democracia is perfect for those looking for souvenirs. You can find many good bars, shopping centres, restaurants and a lively nightlife in San Jose making it a great stopover on your Costa Rican holiday.

Accommodation in San Jose

Park Inn by Radisson San Jose

Park Inn by Radisson San Jose

Holidays from £749 per person

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Palma Real Hotel and Casino

Palma Real Hotel and Casino

Holidays from £919 per person

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Aloft San Jose Hotel

Aloft San Jose Hotel

Holidays from £929 per person

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Country Inn San Jose

Country Inn San Jose

Holidays from £929 per person

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Radisson San Jose, Costa Rica

Radisson San Jose, Costa Rica

Holidays from £959 per person

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Crowne Plaza Corobici Hotel

Crowne Plaza Corobici Hotel

Holidays from £979 per person

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