Teatro Melico Salazar
On the north side of the Parque Central is this theatre, which was built in 1928 in a beaux-arts style. It is named after the well-known...
To the east of the Parque Central is the Renaissance-style Catedral Metropolitana, built in 1871 after the previous cathedral was...
This cavernous, smoke-filled spot – occupied largely by men – is an ideal daytime drinking dive. Its main advantage is that if anyone...
This San José institution is famous for its cream-filled churros (doughnut tubes), which draw crowds of josefinos in search of a quick...
Av Central btwn Calles Central & 1 · interesting places nearby
Librería Universal information
This shop has a tiny selection of English-language books on the 2nd floor, as well as a rack devoted to Costa Rican literature.