Monumento León Cortés
This bronze statue of the 1930s Costa Rican president stands regally at the eastern entrance to La Sabana park.
Museo de Arte Costarricense
This Spanish-style structure served as San José’s main airport terminal until 1955. The newly remodeled museum features regional art and...
A swimming pool in Parque Metropolitano La Sabana.
This hyper-chic, see-and-be-seen club clad in white and gold has an extensive list of cocktails and a menu of Mediterranean-inspired...
An unpretentious ’50s-style diner with garish red-and-white decor, this place is perpetually filled with couples and families noshing on...
Calle 40 btwn Paseo Colón & Av 3 · interesting places nearby
Las Mañanitas information
At this authentic Mexican place near the park, well-rendered specialties include tacos in sets of four – corn tortillas accompanied by chicken, steak, sea bass or carne al pastor (spiced pork). Fans of mole poblano (central Mexico's famous chili and chocolate sauce) will also want to try it here, as the restaurant's owner hails from Puebla.