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This museum has one of the best jade collections in Costa Rica and Central America. It is magnificent! The whole building was designed to look like a piece of jade ¨in the raw¨, by a young Costa Rican architect Diego van der Laat.
Recently inaugurated... a most see!! You should not leave San Jose without visiting this museum.
5 story museum with nice jade pieces that tell a story about the pre-columbian history of Costa Rica.
This museum houses the world’s largest collection of American jade (pronounced ‘ha-day’ in Spanish), with an ample exhibition space of five floors offering seven exhibits. There are nearly 7000 finely crafted, well-conserved pieces, from translucent jade carvings depicting fertility goddesses,…
The Museo del Jade is an archaeological museum in San José, Costa Rica. It is since 2014 located in front of Plaza de la Democracia.
A great recently built museum that has a lot of Precolumbian culture in Costa Rica, including amazing gold and jade art hundreds of years old.
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“If you have the chance to take a look into the history of Costa Rica during your stay this museum is recommended! It guides you through all the different times in history that built the country we have today (including not having an army!).”
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“Designed by an Italian Architect, the theatre is a beautiful example of This Architects vision of Costa Rica. Very different than what you would expect. A gorgeous building with beautiful architecture with much Italian influence. Only accessible by tour. Check FB for times and to make reservations. English tours avail. If you are lucky enough, you may get to see a performance of some type. During the theatre season 30 minute performances are given during the lunch hour. Allows locals to enjoy and experience culture during their lunch hour. Usually 2000 colone admission fee. About $3.50 There is a lovely restaurant inside that has a great menu for lunch and/or coffee. ”
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“There you can find a small exhibition of what was the Costarricane native pieces of art, made with gold or pottery, made before colonization. ”
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“Formerly a residential enclave, the streets of this increasingly hip neighborhood are now lined with dozens of restaurants, cafes, bakeries and bars.”
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“Walking distance. - La Sabana Metropolitan Park is located in downtown San José, Costa Rica. It is the country's largest and most significant urban park. La Sabana is considered "the lungs of San José" by Costa Ricans. You can do all kinds of exercise outdoors. Soccer Olympic pool Basketball courts Tennis courts Skating rink Running track Walking trails Baseball courts”
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