San José, capital of Costa Rica
San José is a nice town and worth to spend a day
San Jose has about 350,000 people, a serene size.
The city is situated 1160 m above the sea level, the average temperature of the year is around 20 C. San Jose and its surrounding areas have a lot to offer, so it is really worth it to stay here for a few days.
The city is conveniently located to many destinations in the Central Valley, so it is best to spend some nights here or in the area nearby (eg in Sta. Ana), and explore the nearby destinations in the Central
You can find in the city many museums, a famous one is the “Gold Museum”, and for families there is the Children's Museum, el “Museo de los Niños”.
However, the most famous museum in San José is the “Museo de Jade”, which is located in the same building as the National Insurance Institute (INS). In the museum, visitors will find a collection of the American jade, unique in the world. The quality of the gems is excellent. In addition, we show in the museum archaeological remains from pre-Columbian times, including several interesting ceramics.
Also in Costa Rica, it is offered a wide range of cultural events, including classical concerts on the road and in the theater, numerous theater productions, as well as frequent concerts by international artists.
Those who like to go and eat great food, you will find a lot in San José. You can find a selection of recommended restaurants in the section Restaurants- Tipps. San Jose also offers great parks, which are considered as recreational areas for the residents of the city. Mentioned as an example, the Park "La Savannah", directly located on the western edge of downtown.
In short, it is worth it to spend some days of your trip in the central valley.