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meadow_zephyr Dec 6th, 2004 08:54 AM

San Jose, Costa Rica Must Sees
 
Since my mom, my sister and I will be staying in San Jose, we thought we might get to know that city a trite for at least a part of a day. For you Costa Rica frequenters that have spent some time in San Jose, what are your favorite museums, parks, sites etc in San Jose? Thanks!

shillmac Dec 6th, 2004 10:38 AM

Gold Museum
Jade Museum
National Theatre
Plaza de la Cultura
Mercado Central

These are all within easy walking distance of one another and will give you an excellent day with a little "along the way" shopping thrown it!

Jessie_ Dec 6th, 2004 04:58 PM

For a real taste of culture be sure to go to Mercado Central. I enjoy just sitting in front of the Gran Hotel, which is across from the National Theater, at their cafe. There were still a few souvenier hawkers the last time I was there but not nearly as many as there used to be because it is controlled now. There is a good newstand right around the corner where you can get international papers to read while taking a break.

shillmac Dec 6th, 2004 05:02 PM

:)

meadow_zephyr Dec 7th, 2004 10:20 AM

Sounds good! Thanks Everyone!


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