Things to Do in San José

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Functional, beautiful objects made from rainforest woods are created on site at this small store and wood shop run by American craftsman Barry Biesanz.... Read More

This long established agency can organize botany, birding, or photography tours, and more. Read More

A buzzing hive of commercial activity, this covered market is as much of a full-immersion experience as a shopping destination. The front areas, packed... Read More

Many of the nearly 400 bird species at Rara Avis can be found nowhere else in the world. Costa Rica’s first reserve, this is the place that kicked... Read More

With nearly 200 different shops and studios selling painted boxes and trays, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and carved wood utensils, the town of Sarch... Read More

Behind the columned, Neoclassical facade of San José’s National Theater, the opulent pink marble lobby with statues of Beethoven and other... Read More

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