San Jose Province
Costa Rica’s capital, San José, is in the Central Valley. It has world-class museums, parks, hotels, theaters, and historic buildings. It’s an extensive plain, guarded by majestic volcanoes and green hills, honoring the natural richness that exists throughout the national territory.
Founded in the first half of the eighteenth century, San José is nowadays a city where visitors of the entire world converge; it is a metropolis full of interesting places, faces, and colors reflecting the history of a population.
Its architecture is diverse, as are the people walking its streets. In the north sector of the city you can find the most refined samples of urban development of the early last century. There are many houses and buildings of European inspiration, built with a profound Costa Rican sense of style.
Once in the city, visitors may choose among dozens of one-day tours to the most outstanding natural places, inside and outside of the Central Valley, as well as having access to a great variety of sports adventures and activities for exploring.