San José

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t All that glitters: visitors admiring the stunning pieces of pre-Columbian gold artifacts

Experience San José

Nestled amid craggy peaks, Costa Rica’s capital city enjoys a splendid setting with the Poás, Barva, and Irazú volcanoes rising over the city to the north, and the rugged Talamanca Mountains to the south. Founded in 1737, San José grew slowly through its first 100 years. Its creation on the eve of the coffee boom in the heart of coffee ...

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