San Jose is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica. It is a busy urban center with around a million people. The city is surrounded by mountains and volcanoes, giving it a scenic background.
San Jose has a rich cultural heritage, and visitors can explore museums and galleries that showcase Costa Rica’s art, history, and culture. The National Museum of Costa Rica is a popular attraction and it shows the country’s roots and pre-Columbian artifacts.
The city also boasts a vibrant nightlife, with numerous bars, restaurants, and clubs catering to all tastes. Visitors can sample traditional Costa Rican cuisine or try international cuisine at eateries throughout the city.
A few hours of drive from the city, you can reach some of the famous spots that the country has to offer including Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, and Manuel Antonio National Park. Tourists are advised to take precautions to ensure their safety while touring.