Whether you are a foreigner or a local on a holiday, the city of San Jose has plenty to offer. It is the capital of Costa Rica as well as it is home to half of the population of the country. San Jose is a popular tourist destination and appeals to numerous people. It has a good number of interesting museums, parks, restaurants, bars and a cordial, tourist friendly atmosphere. The weather is lovely all year around with an average temperature of 23 degrees Celsius. From San Jose, travelers can easily set out to explore the sylvan Central Valley and its impressive mountain range. San Jose is a small city and you can check out all its main attractions on foot within 2 hours.
San Jose Walking Tour
San Jose Walking Tour is an online self guided tour company based in San Jose, Costa Rica. The website provides a number of maps which you can download and tour the city by yourself. With San Jose Walking Tours, experience an in depth tour of San Jose, get an insight into the city’s culture and its local life and visit the very best places.
Begin your day with a guided tour of Espana Park. The secluded park boasts verdurous gardens, tropical flora and thick bamboo trees. The park is deserted most of the times offering visitors a chance to wander through it in quiet peace. The tall building of National Insurance Institute overlooks the park. It is home to Jade Museum which features about 6000 pieces of Pre-Columbian art and jewelry. Parque Morazan is located just across the street of Espana Park. It is separated in to two halves. The first half house the classical bandstand, The Templo de Músic, and the second half is a beautiful park with fountains and benches. North to Parque Morazan, you will catch a glimpse of a prefabricated metallic building, Edificio Metálica, which is now a school. It is made completely out of metal and its pieces were shipped from Belgium in 1892.
Other highlights of San Jose Walking Tour includes; visits to several museums such as Calderon Guardia Museum, Museum of Natural Sciences, National Children’s Museum, Gold Museum, Entomological Museum and Postal Services Museum, having unique and delicious meals in different kinds of restaurants, a meet up with an artisan mask maker, exploration of various neighborhoods of San Jose, trips to Simon Bolivar Zoo and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, and many secluded strolls through the parks. If you get tired, you can get around the city by taking a bus. Don’t forget to eat an ice cream before ending your tour!
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Location: San Jose, Costa Rica