About San Jose
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Things You Can't Miss
Gaze at more than 1,500 treasures at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. In the trove: animal and religious artifacts dating from A.D. 500 to 1500.
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Luring locals and tourists, lovely Restaurante Grano de Oro serves all day, melding Costa Rican cuisine (plantains, palm-fruit soup) with Anglo eats.
Restaurante Grano de Oro
Discerning travelers skip tacky, rocky Jaco Beach south of San José in favor of sandy stretches at Manuel Antonio. Watch out for thieving monkeys!
Love to shop but on a budget? Visit Fifth Avenue and four other places where you can wander through stores and see the latest fashions without spending money.
Costa Rica is known for natural wonders. At Poás Volcano National Park, one of the country’s active volcanoes steams. Climb close to the main crater.
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In rural Grecia you’ll find a red metal Cathedral de la Mercedes, brought piece by piece from Belgium in the 1800s, and fascinating World of Snakes.
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