When you read about San Jose in Costa Rica, you don’t get very excited in general. At least, that’s the case for me. It is obviously not possible to compare this city with bustling capitals such Lima, Quito, Mexico City or Buenos Aires. Yet it is worth spending a day or two in the capital. Especially at the beginning of your trip, to take in the Costa Rican city vibes, to visit one of the many museums and to eat in nice restaurants. In this article, I’ll tell you more about the best things to do in San Jose in Costa Rica, including travel tips for restaurants, neighborhoods and hotels. To help you get the most out of your visit.