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San Juan Destination Guide

Discover San Juan in Costa Rica!

San Juan in the region of Cartago is a town located in Costa Rica - some 5 mi (or 9 km) East of San José, the country's capital.

Interactive map of San Juan

Local time in San Juan is now 03:55 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "America / Costa Rica" with an UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Rivas, Matagalpa, Masaya, Managua, León or David. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

21°C / 70 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 34%
Air Humidity 98%
Air Pressure 925.9 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Tuesday, 25th of September 2018
Heavy intensity rain, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 20°C (69 °F)
Night: 19°C (67 °F)
Wednesday, 26th of September 2018
Heavy intensity rain, setting, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)
Thursday, 27th of September 2018
Moderate rain, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)


Costa Rica: Five Senses

06:43 min ( September 22, 2010 by VisitCostaRicaVideos)
Views: 56,302 - Rating: 4.90625/5

Tap into your five senses and discover Costa Rica's land, people, culture and nature. Costa Rica, a place like nowhere else!

Monsters of Rock '91 (metallica pantera ...

08:16 min ( September 24, 2008 by wierdstroggman)
Views: 108,012 - Rating: 4.89119/5

Lear how an 18 yo won over $400 a day by blogging about his passion! Thx for the 25k views

Microsoft fail while talking against Fre...

02:11 min ( November 23, 2012 by Leo Jiménez)
Views: 3,094 - Rating: 4.78378/5

Presentation of Microsoft Costa Rica during the forum: "Resource Optimization through the use of Free Software and Cloud Computing" held in the City of Research of the University of Costa Rica. Organi...

Dancing Tica Cowgirls at Toros a la Tica...

01:12 min ( March 27, 2009 by CostaRicaBlogger)
Views: 9,626 - Rating: 4/5

Fiestas de San José and Toros a la Tica is a large annual event that includes; carnival rides, live entertainment, food vendors, beer gardens, a two-story high-tech disco and bar created out of conce...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in San Juan during the next days.


Descubra Cómo Aumentar Las Ventas De Su Carnicería

Beginning: 10:45 am (10:45).
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Prepare Pollo Asado + Rápido Y + Simple

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Debates Inteligentes: Pruebas De Bachillerato

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Storytime And Activities Featuring I Am Neil Armstrong

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Conoce Las Musas

Beginning: 07:00 am (07:00).
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Workshop Gratuito: Rapport & Empatía

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Laparoscopia Ginecológica Nivel-1 (octubre 2018)

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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Congreso Internacional COC 2018

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Entrepreneurial Boot Camp: Global Entrepreneurial Mindset For Business Thinking

Beginning: 09:30 am (09:30).
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Armando Manzanero

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Interesting facts about this location


Curridabat is a city of the San José Province in Costa Rica. It is situated on the eastern border of the city, San José, above the Desamparados Canton, and below the Montes de Oca Canton. Curridabat has a population of around 34,000 people. This city is part of the canton of Curridabat which has four districts: Curridabat, Granadilla, Sanchez, and Tirrases.

More reading: Curridabat homepage
Located at 9.91, -84.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Costa Rica

Calle de la Amargura

The Calle de la Amargura ("Bitterness Street") is a four-block-long street located in San Pedro de Montes de Oca and is one of the best-known zones in San José, Costa Rica. La Calle, as it is often called, is very close to the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and other important higher education centers.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.91, -84.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:San José, Costa Rica

San José (canton)

San José is the name of the first canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 44.62 km² and has a population of 288,054 (6,455.71 inhabitants per km²). It includes the national capital city of San José. The canton lies on a fertile plain at the southern end of the Central Valley (Meseta Central). The "Río Virilla" and "Río Torres" form the border on the north, while the Río Tiribí marks the southern boundary.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.91, -84.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Cantons of Costa Rica, San José Canton

National Theatre of Costa Rica

The National Theatre of Costa Rica (Spanish: Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica) is the national theatre of Costa Rica. It is located in the central section of San José, Costa Rica. Construction began in 1891, and it opened to the public on 21 October 1897 with a performance of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust. The National Theatre stood as a cultural asset of the country during a time when coffee exports were a source of its success.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.91, -84.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1897 establishments in Costa Rica, National theatres, Opera houses in Costa Rica, Theatres in Costa Rica, Visitor attractions in Costa Rica

Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá

Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá is one of the main sports stadiums in Costa Rica. It is located in San Juan de Tibás, San José. With a capacity of 24,000, it has one of the highest capacity stadiums in the country. The stadium is the home of Deportivo Saprissa, and was named in honour of the team's founder, Ricardo Saprissa. The stadium is nicknamed the Monster's Cave, due to the team's nickname The Monster.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.91, -84.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Deportivo Saprissa S.A.D., Football venues in Costa Rica

Quote of the moment

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James Michener