If you're a first time visitor to San Jose, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in San Jose.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in San Jose.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"We stayed at Tabacón Grand Spa-which gives you access to the amazing hot springs." See More
"National Theatre of Costa Rica is a must!" See More
"The Costa Rican Ministery of Culture and Youth in the Jardín de Paz presents a fabulous hula hoop dance on saturday mornings that you all would absolutely love, it is the only government in the world to sponsor this joyous mixer for free to all." See More
"Hope you have time to visit our beautiful and unique National Theatre of Costa Rica, Museo de Jade, Pre-Columbian Gold Museum among other interesting places." See More
"I always recommend when visiting Limon: Tortuguero, Sloth Sanctuary, Almonds and Corals Hotel, Manzanillo, and Pacuare River." See More
"You can also eat lunch at Hotel Grano De Oro (less expensive to eat lunch there than to eat dinner)." See More
"To me you can find great deals with Thrifty Car Rental, Dollar Rent a Car and Budget Car Rental San José." See More
"Museos Banco Central you will find an awesome gold collection from indigenous groups in Costa Rica." See More
"Adobe Rent a Car and Mapache Rent a car are good rental options for short term use." See More
"Simbiosis de Costa Rica is a mud spa and springs in Rincón de la Vieja National Park which was one of my favourite places!" See More
"and even further east is Parqueo La Sabana, the "Central Park" of San Jose and home of the beautiful Museo de Arte Costarricense and impressive National Stadium." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from San Jose locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about San Jose.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.