San José, Costa Rica is a city of surprises. Many visitors arrive with a head full of pre-conceived notions, not all of them good. Like any big city, San José has its problems and imperfections. But the more you look, the more you will see the tremendous variety of diversions and attractions it has to offer.
That's what The Real San José is all about.
San José is the capital city, the financial headquarters and the historical/cultural center of Costa Rica. And once you get past the traffic, the noise and the chaos of the place, you will find a promising cosmopolitan city emerging from the jungle.
With The Real San José, Michael Miller's Guide to Downtown San José, Costa Rica, its like having experienced San José explorer, Michael Miller, at your side to help you:
* To find great restaurants, bars and coffee houses;
* To learn about the art, the architecture, the museums and the great neighborhoods;
* To discover that, yes, there are night-time activities to which you can take your family. Things like the National Symphony, dance, and live theater.
With dozens of photographs and a handy map of Downtown San José, this book is perfect for the visiting family in town for a couple of days; for the international student; for the business person; and for prospective retirees.
With the help of The Real San José you will soon feel confident to get out and explore all that Downtown San José has to offer.