San José is the capital and largest city in Costa Rica. It has a total population of about 1.7 million inhabitants living in the metropolitan area, although the city itself is much smaller with around 400,000 people. It is located in the central part of the country in the Central Valley at an elevation of about 1,200 metres above sea level.
From the San José Travel Guide
26 December 2013
This horse parade, or "tope", is held every year on the 26th of December. During this event, the most talented horsemen in Costa Rica perform along the Paseo Colon with more than 3,000 horses. Also held on the 26th of December is the Fiesta of “The Light”. This fiesta is a a beautiful Christmas parade held near the city's capitol. The evening events culminate with a beautiful fireworks display.
Casa Leon is convenient as it is close to the city. It was okay for one night,s stay. Though there was no smell of cigarettes in my room, the downstairs, the office and the staircase to go up to the room had awful smell of cigerette smoking. ... more
It is very easy to get from Casa Oshun into downtown San Jose. It's nice to be in a quiet residential area in a lovely home and not in a crowded, loud hostel. Manual is very friendly, helpful with all my questions, and he makes a great breakfast. The dining area is lovely and completely open to the outside and there were lovely breezes. ... more
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