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San Jose and National Museum 1. One of the fastest ways to get from an airport to the center of city is by bus. In this case the trip will take not more than 15 minutes and will cost less than a dollar. The same trip by taxi will cost much more. The price of the taxi trip will be about 20-25 USD.
2. All the year round the city features warm and sunny weather with an average day temperature being 23 -25°C. Raining season starts in April and lasts till the middle of December. During this period a vacation and entertainment may be interrupted with sudden heavy steady rains.
3. Tourists looking to use taxi service should keep in mind several important facts. A taxi should be ordered only for long distant trips. If the final destination is located in close vicinity clients may be denied in service rendering. When directing a driver a passenger should name not a precise address but a remarkable object located close to the final destination.
4. A bus will be a perfect alternative to taxi service. Buses are running through the city in short intervals and stop upon a demand. A cost of a trip by bus will depend on the length of the route and a type of a bus. However a cost of a bus trip rarely exceeds 1 USD.
5. Excursion fans will love to explore the city of San Jose on foot. Tourists have a chance to rent a bicycle for more comfortable and distant trips. Rental centers are commonly located on the premises of most large hotels. A scooter may be rented for a vacation as well. The rent will not require any additional documents. Copyright
6. Medium price hotels are predominating in the city. Sparing tourists will easily find a worthy budgetary place to stop. Plenty of attractive economy class hotels and inns are located close to the airport.
7. One of the most popular souvenirs among city guests is coffee being recommended to be bought only in large specialized stores as in this case one will get really high quality coffee. Besides large stores and shopping complexes feature attractive prices surprising true shopping addicts.
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8. Utility supplied voltage is 110V thus some electrical appliances will need special connectors and adapters.
9. An optimum way to pay for services, goods as well as to cover expenses in other public establishments is US dollars which can be exchanged in any local bank or specialized private currency exchange offices. Tourists should not under any condition to agree to currency exchange services offered by individuals as in this case chances are rather high to get cheated.
10. Tourists looking to visiting high mountain areas should necessarily have comfortable shoes and warm clothes.
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What to visit being in San Jose - unique sights

Parque Francisco Alvarado

From the series “Top 16 Most Unusual and Original Parks and Gardens”
It has been decided to create a gallery of green arches at the entrance to the temple of St. Raphael, but landscape transformation did not end there. Every year, the park is replenished with new plants and statues. Today, there are about 130 different species of plants. Most of the park sculptures are formed of pine and cypress plants. In the garden, you can see the figures of birds, dinosaurs, forest fairies, and a number of abstract compositions. The pride of the gardener is the figure of an elephant in full growth. The author has spent six years to create it. … Read further

Costa Verde Hotel

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Despite its originality, the airplane is very comfortable, it is equipped with a modern air conditioning system and a set of necessary equipment. The cost of accommodation in a luxurious presidential suite is relatively small and is about 350 US dollars a day. To diversify their rest, guests are offered interesting excursions and sports entertainment. … Read further

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