San Jose is the Capital. It offers many options for accommodations, and a wide gastronomic offer, in San José you can find historic buildings such as the Melico Salazar Theater, National Museum, Metal Building, Children’s Museum, Costa Rican Art and Design Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Central Bank Museum (in the Plaza de la Democracia) and the new and renovated Jade Museum.

The city also concentrates most government services.