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Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring San Jose, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, volcano viewpoints and shopping. Tourists who journey to this urban city can discover its cafes, local tours and entertainment. Top sights in the city include National Theater, Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) and Jade Museum.
Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include National Theater, Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) and Jade Museum. Attractions like Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, Ojo de Agua Spa Park and Amusement Park San Jose are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like San Jose Cathedral, Plaza de la Cultura and Plaza de la Democracia.
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Other favourite sights in San Jose include National Center of Art and Culture, National Museum of Costa Rica and Parque Nacional. One of the top places to see in the surrounding area is Irazu Volcano National Park, located 16.3 mi (26.2 km) from the city centre.
If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from San Jose Pacific Station, San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station or San Jose Viquez Square Station. San Jose might not have as many public transport options so consider a car rental to maximise your time.