San José is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica. Located in the mid-west of the Central Valley. Known for its green, fertile land, coffee plantations, and its two famous volcanoes: Poás and Irazú.
Boasting a pleasant and mild climate, San Jose is one of the most populated regions of the country and welcomes visitors regularly.
Its central location allows for direct access to the most popular attractions throughout the country. San Jose is home to dense culture and history, exquisite architecture, bustling nightlife and friendly locals. Considered to be both a traditional Central American city and cosmopolitan urban center, San Jose provides a wonderful array of activities and attractions.
Because San Jose is the cultural hub of the country, there are plenty of museums, art galleries, parks and dining options for visitors to choose from. Some of the best attractions in San Jose include Central Park, Morazan Park, Spanish Park, National Park, Democracy Plaza and the Jade Museum. The Jade Museum is one of the country’s finest and home to the largest collection of American jade in the world. Arranged by cultural regions, exhibits include gold pieces, stonework and ceramics.