San José as Departure Point
Lamentably many do not take the time to discover the attractiveness of the pleasant and hospitable capital of Costa Rica. San José is a city lent to walking and to visit its museums, markets, churches and other places of interest for the tourist. Sundays you can enjoy a long walk to the Plaza Cultural, a place of amusements for the inhabitants of the city, to where they go to find out the events that the day has to offer.
In the Museum of Jade, aside from a magnificent collection of jade objects, you will also be able to appreciate a series of wonderful ceramics, stones and miniatures of gold that are testimony of the cultural history of different areas of the country. In the Gold Museum you will be able to appreciate a valuable collection of gold pieces of the Pre-Columbian world. For the interested ones, there is in addition a rare collection of bills and currencies.
The National Theater is a construction from 1897, to the style Renaissance, and without doubt one of the most interesting buildings that the country has. The Costa Ricans love their theater. Annually they give 300 presentations of dance, musical comedies or theater, many of them are very popular and the tickets are sold out very fast.