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San Jose Map, Costa Rica

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This San Jose Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in San Jose with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of San Jose useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about San Jose!

San Jose History

In 1948, there was a civil war led by José Figueres Ferrer which lasted for 44 days.  After winning the civil war, he abolished the Costa Rican army and this subsequently led to his popularity and the win for the democratic presidential election.  Currently, there is no army in Costa Rica and it is known as the Switzerland of the Americas.  read more

San Jose Nightlife

The best place to go to for live music is the Jazz Cafe. There is live music seven days a week and it is a variety of music including troba, jazz, funk, soul, alternative music, salsa, reggae and much more. Some bands and singers that you may see playing there frequently are Malpais, Neotics, Sasha Cambell, Cantoamerica, Las Tortugas, Son de Tizika and many more of Costa Rica’s favorites. There is an average entrance... read more

San Jose Sightseeing

These are just a few examples of dozens of attractions that San Jose has to offer. Here is a list of other sights to see while in San Jose: Parque Nacional – National Park, Parque Metropolitano La Sabana, Parque Espana – Spanish Park, Parque Morazan – Morazan Park, Parque Zoologico Simon Bolivar – Simon Bolivar Zoological Park, Plaza de la Cultura – Culture Plaza, Plaza de la Democracia – Democracy Plaza,... read more

San Jose Travel Guide

When you reach San Jose, Costa Rica one of your first destinations might be to visit The National Theatre and The Melico Salazar Theatre.  These acting and dance groups, as well as orchestral musical presentations are played throughout the year. read more

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