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San José Destination Guide

Touring San José in Costa Rica

San José in the region of San José with its 335,007 citizens is a city located in Costa Rica and is the capital of this country.

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Time in San José is now 01:39 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Costa Rica " with a UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Rivas, Matagalpa, Masaya, Managua, and León. Being here already, consider visiting Rivas . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for San José ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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San José, Costa Rica 2011 HD

6:28 min by mariocor95
Views: 18929 Rating: 4.71

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 dejar ..

El Pueblo in San Jose Costa Rica PARTY TIME!

2:40 min by Michael Alan D'Angelo
Views: 14276 Rating: 3.60

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 ..


San Jose Costa Rica

1:34 min by Windnl
Views: 5206 Rating: 4.00

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. ..

Echauffement de danse contemporaine a l'ecole de danse El Barco

0:50 min by LaRueVibre
Views: 3314 Rating: 5.00

Echauffement de danse contemporaine a l'ecole de danse El Barco. Voir article relatif : www.laruevibre.org ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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./Long.); Less than 0 km 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.

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Located at 9.93 -84.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1897 establishments in Costa Rica, National theatres, Opera houses in Costa Rica, Theatres in Costa Rica, Visitor attractions in Costa Rica

Catedral District

Catedral District, the fourth "distrito" of San José Canton, Costa Rica, is one of the four administrative units that form San José downtown properly. The district receives its name because of the Cathedral and the catholic Archdiocese of San José, the only archdiocese in the country which lies between its boundaries, along with several other government buildings. The population density is the highest of the four downtown districts.

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Located at 9.93 -84.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Districts of San José Canton

Merced District

Merced District, the second "distrito" of San José Canton, in Costa Rica, is one of the four administrative units that form San José downtown properly. This division is merely commercial, but covers an important part of "josefino" life and activities.

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Located at 9.92 -84.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Districts of 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.

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Located at 9.94 -84.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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

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