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San José Destination Guide

Touring San José in Costa Rica.

San José in the region of San José with it's 335,007 citizens is located in Costa Rica and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of San José

Time in San José is now 03:50 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / Costa Rica" with an UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Rivas, Matagalpa, Masaya, Managua, León or David. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. 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

24°C / 74 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 15%
Air Humidity 85%
Air Pressure 925.5 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Wednesday, 26th of September 2018
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 23°C (73 °F)
Night: 21°C (69 °F)
Thursday, 27th of September 2018
Heavy intensity rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 20°C (67 °F)
Friday, 28th of September 2018
Moderate rain, calm, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 24°C (76 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)


San José Costa Rica 2011 HD

06:28 min ( October 17, 2011 by mariocor95)
Views: 18,929 - Rating: 4.71429/5

Este es un conjunto de imágenes del Valle Central de Costa Rica, donde vive casi la mitad de su población. Aquí se encuentra la ciudad de San José la cual ha retomado su desarrollo vertical sin de...

San Jose Costa Rica

01:34 min ( August 17, 2008 by Windnl)
Views: 5,206 - Rating: 4/5

Start of our vacation in Costa Rica. A stroll through the City Centre, the Market and a couple of Museums, before we left the next day for the splendid Costa Rican nature

El Pueblo in San Jose Costa Rica PARTY T...

02:40 min ( April 27, 2009 by Michael Alan D'Angelo)
Views: 14,276 - Rating: 3.6/5

El Pueblo is a GREAT place to experience Costa Rican nightlife. This old Spanish village is a complex of souvenir shops, bars, clubs, and restaurants. El Pueblo is located just across the river to the...

Bungee Jumping Accident - Fail

02:34 min ( June 25, 2012 by kageadams)
Views: 27,036 - Rating: 3.26087/5

Almost lost my arm because I jumped the WRONG way in my Costa Rica trip a couple of years ago. For those of you who never tried bungee jumping before but plan on doing it in the future.... remember, j...

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Upcomming Local Events

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


Sello Verde: Psicología Actual Nuevos Retos, Nuevos Mercados, Nuevos Trabajos

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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SF ACFE Online Gaming And PYMTS Fraud Conferences (SF Or SJ)

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
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Sello Verde: Condiciones Laborales Para Profesionales En Docencia

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Prepare Pollo Asado + Rápido Y + Simple

Beginning: 10:45 am (10:45).
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Taller De Empleabilidad: Mercado De Empleabilidad Y Sus Desafíos

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Debates Inteligentes: Pruebas De Bachillerato

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Certified ScrumMaster® - San Jose

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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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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Interesting facts about this location

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 9.93, -84.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1897 establishments in Costa Rica, National theatres, Opera houses in Costa Rica, Theatres in Costa Rica, Visitor attractions in 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.

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Located at 9.93, -84.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cantons of Costa Rica, San José Canton

Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica (2011)

Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica (National Stadium of Costa Rica) is a multi-purpose stadium in La Sabana, San José, Costa Rica. It is the first modern sport and event arena to be built in Central America. The stadium was completed in 2011 and officially opened its doors to the public on Saturday, March 26 of that same year. The stadium replaces the original National Stadium.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.93, -84.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Costa Rica, Football venues in Costa Rica, Multi-purpose stadiums in Costa Rica, National stadiums, Sports venues completed in 2011

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.

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Located at 9.93, -84.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Deportivo Saprissa S.A.D., Football venues 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 9.93, -84.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:San José, Costa Rica

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