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The origin of San Jose, Costa Rica

The origin of San Jose, Costa Rica

Photo by: Ig @deivophotos The origin of San José Do you know, dear reader, why the year 1813 is a very significant year in the history of San Jose and Costa Rica? It may sounds like a random date without much relevance to national history. However, for the sons and...

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San Jose is full of stories!

San Jose is full of stories!

San Jose is full of stories! Each person has a story, comes from somewhere and has its own world. Whenever we walk through San Jose, we would like to meet each people we see, how they got there, what happened to them, what experiences they have to tell us and what...

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10 Things you may not know about San José

10 Things you may not know about San José

How the city of San Jose arises... and other curious data from some of the most representative places of our capital.   As population it emerged in 1736 when the Ecclesiastic Council of Leon ordered that a church be built in the "abra de la Boca del Monte",...

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Why we do this? Our Manifest / Sustainable Tourism

Why we do this? Our Manifest / Sustainable Tourism

We believe San José is a beautiful, fun and interesting city that must be seized by locals and shared with visitors. We believe that the best way to know a city is by sharing with those who call it “home” and we are sure that the main detractors of San José are those...

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Central Market: colors and flavors since 1880

Central Market: colors and flavors since 1880

From the 1850s, and until 1872, the Main Square or Plaza Mayor (now Central Park) became the focus of the commercial activity in San José every Saturday. People from all walks of life came to buy and sell products from all over the country. Even the mass was held...

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Everyday tours in San Jose

Everyday tours in San Jose

We're locals, we love living in our city and have a lot of fun. Check out our EVERY DAY TOURS! Monday 3:00 p.m: Carpe Market In this tour we will tell you the story behind the 135 years of existence of our Central Market, the history of the first markets that existed...

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Tropical Christmas

Tropical Christmas

Christmas in Costa Rica has been the subject of countless chronicles of journalists and travelers throughout the years, highlighting both religious and culinary traditions as the beautiful cribs that were realized in all houses, many made with great realism. These...

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7 monuments in Parque España

7 monuments in Parque España

Parque España (Spain Park) is one of those places in San Jose, not only for its nature, its design and its surroundings, but also for the interesting stories that keeps and has been one of the most visited places in San Jose, for different reasons. Parque España in...

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