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San José (San Jose) - Capital in Costa Rica

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Current time inSan José 
Day length12:39:30
Golden hour morning05:01:37
Golden hour evening18:23:55
Civil twilight begin05:01:37
Civil twilight end18:23:55
Nautical twilight begin04:35:11
Nautical twilight end18:50:21
Astronomical twilight begin04:08:24
Astronomical twilight end19:17:07

Understanding different times of day is important for many people, including photographers, astronomers, and sailors. Here is a brief overview of various periods that can be useful in different contexts.

Golden Hour: This is the time of morning and evening when the light is most soft and warm, making it ideal for photography. Golden Hour usually occurs just before sunset and after sunrise.

Sunrise and Sunset: These are the moments when the sun appears and disappears beyond the horizon. These moments can be particularly important for navigation and determining the time of day.

Transit: This is the time when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky. It usually occurs around midday.

Civil, Nautical, and Astronomical Twilight: These are different stages between full daylight and full darkness. Civil twilight marks the time when it is bright enough for most outdoor activities. Nautical twilight is the time when sailors can determine their location by measuring the height of stars above the horizon. Astronomical twilight is the time when the sky is dark enough for observing stars and galaxies.

Please note that specific times for each of these periods may vary depending on the season and location, so it is important to regularly check up-to-date information for your location.

Continent:North AmericaCountry:Costa Rica
City:San JoséSuburb:Ángeles
Timezone Name:America/Costa_RicaCountry Flag:🇨🇷
Postal Code at Coord.:10103Calling Code:506
Currency Symbol:Currency Name:Costa Rican Colón
Currency ISO Code:CRCRoad Info Speed In:km/h
Traffic Side:right
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Alternative names (city, town) San José

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Nearest airports

Tobías Bolaños International Airport
Medium airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Tobías Bolaños Palma
Aeropuerto Internacional Tobías Bolaños, 0003, Avenida 51, Aeropuerto, Pavas, Cantón San José, Provincia San José, 10109, Costa Rica
7 km
Juan Santamaría International Airport
Medium airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría, Autopista General Cañas, Cacique, Río Segundo, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20109, Costa Rica
15 km
Quepos Managua Airport
Medium airport
Aeropuerto La Managua, Carretera Pacífica Fernández Oreamuno, La Managua, Quepos, Cantón Quepos, Provincia Puntarenas, 60601, Costa Rica
55 km
Aerotortuguero Airport
Medium airport
Calle Lomas de Sierpe, Lomas de Sierpe, Roxana, 70204, Costa Rica
75 km
Barra del Colorado Airport
Medium airport
Aeropuerto Barra del Colorado, Barra del Colorado Sur, Barra del Colorado, Colorado, 70206, Costa Rica
108 km
Limon International Airport
Medium airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Pablo Presbere, Corredor Caribe, Westfalia, Limón, Cantón Limón, 70104, Costa Rica
116 km
Palmar Sur Airport
Medium airport
Aeropuerto de Palmar Sur, Vía 223, Palmar Sur, Palmar Norte, Palmar, Cantón Osa, Provincia Puntarenas, 60502, Costa Rica
128 km
Islita Airport
Small airport
Aeropuerto Punta Islita, Ruta del Sol, Islita, Bejuco, Cantón Nandayure, Provincia Guanacaste, 50906, Costa Rica
141 km
Playa Samara/Carrillo Airport
Small airport
Aeropuerto de Carrillo, Ruta del Sol, Boca Dormilona, Puerto Carrillo, Cantón Hojancha, Provincia Guanacaste, 51103, Costa Rica
153 km
Nosara Airport
Medium airport
Aeropuerto de Nosara, Calle Aserradero, San Carlos, Nosara, Cantón Nicoya, Provincia Guanacaste, 50206, Costa Rica
172 km

Baggage storage

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We understand that every detail matters, and our goal is to make your journey as convenient as possible. Turn to us for reliable and secure luggage storage, and continue enjoying your trip without unnecessary worries.

Order Transfer - Airport

Transfer to and from the airport is an important part of your journey, ensuring comfort and peace of mind for the traveler. Booking an airport transfer can be done in various formats that suit any needs and budgets.

Airport transfer is a service that allows you to reach your destination without any additional stress or worries. You won't have to queue for a taxi or figure out unfamiliar public transportation. All you need to do is pre-book your airport transfer, providing all the necessary details: date and time of arrival or departure, number of passengers, destination address, and so on.

Search queries that can help you find the best transfer options may include "book airport transfer", "airport transfer", "affordable airport transfer", "comfortable airport transfer", "quick airport transfer", "high-quality airport transfer", and many others.

With a wide range of transfer services available, you can book vehicles of various classes, from economy to premium, or even a minivan for larger groups. There are also special services, such as transfer for people with limited mobility or VIP transfer with a personal driver.

When it comes to returning to the airport, you can also book a return transfer. Use queries like "return transfer to the airport", "book return airport transfer", or "reliable return transfer to the airport" to ensure a timely and safe return to your flight.

In general, airport transfer services offer convenience, time savings, and a stress-free experience. Make use of all the search options available to find the most suitable option for you.

Rent a Car

Renting a car is a convenient way to maintain your independence on the road. Whether it's a business trip, vacation, or any other need, car rental allows you to move on your own terms and manage your time more efficiently.

Booking a car rental is a simple process that starts with choosing the right rental agency. By entering search queries like "car rental", "rent a car", "car rental near me", or "long-term car rental", you can explore various offers on the market.

If you're arriving in a city by plane, renting a car at the airport may be the most convenient solution. Look for keywords like "car rental at the airport", "airport car rental", or "car rental at Tobías Bolaños International Airport" to find the best deals right on the spot.

Depending on your needs, you can book a car of a specific class, model, or brand. Use keywords like "sports car rental", "luxury car rental", or "rent an SUV" to display specific types of vehicles.

Keep in mind that there may be specific requirements for renting a car, including age restrictions, valid driver's license, and driving experience. To stay informed about all the details, try using keywords like "car rental conditions", "requirements for renting a car", or "car rental rules".

In general, car rental can be a convenient and cost-effective solution for many travelers. Use all available search tools to find the best offer and make your journey as comfortable as possible.

Sightseeing tours in San José

Take advantage of the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of historic cities, cozy villages, and thrilling local attractions with our exclusive sightseeing tour offer. Our travel guide website to countries and interesting places serves as your reliable compass in the world of travel, opening doors to the past, present, and future of the most magical corners of our planet. Booking tours in San José is simple and convenient. Just a few steps: select a tour that reflects your interests and preferences from our diverse catalog, place your order, and make a payment. All necessary information, including a detailed tour program and group gathering instructions, will be promptly sent to your email. Don't miss the chance to enrich your life experience by exploring the hidden corners of the world accompanied by experienced guides. Allow yourself to discover new horizons, meet like-minded individuals, and gather unforgettable impressions that will become vivid colors in the palette of your life. With our unique offers, traveling becomes not just a rest but a real adventure and discovery. Book your tour today and start your unforgettable journey!
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List of Populated places near San José

In this section of our website, you will find a list of settlements, cities, municipalities, and villages located a short distance from San José. Here you will find detailed information about each, including nearby hotels, tours that will reveal the historical significance, cultural features, and attractions of these places. This list of settlements will be useful for those planning to travel around the area in search of something new and who want to discover unique places located near San José. A guide to these enchanting settlements will help you plan your travel route and enrich your experience with unique impressions.

Santa Lucía
~ 276 m.
~ 534 m.
Paso de La Vaca
~ 554 m.
~ 556 m.
~ 588 m.
~ 682 m.
~ 769 m.
~ 859 m.
~ 875 m.
González Víquez
~ 884 m.
~ 897 m.
~ 902 m.
San Bosco
~ 918 m.
Bajos de la Unión
~ 950 m.
~ 974 m.
~ 988 m.
Barrio Chino
~ 1010 m.
~ 1028 m.
~ 1173 m.
Iglesias Flores
~ 1221 m.
~ 1230 m.
Santa Teresa
~ 1249 m.
San Francisco
~ 1283 m.
~ 1297 m.
~ 1304 m.
San Cayetano
~ 1307 m.
~ 1315 m.
Cristo Rey
~ 1325 m.

List of places within a short radius of San José

In this section, we are pleased to offer you a curated selection of interesting places located near the coordinates specified on the map (open the map in a modal window) within the limits of the settlement San José. Among other things, our list includes such facilities as museums, bars, restaurants, and cafes, beaches (if the settlement is located in a coastal area), shopping and entertainment centers, parks, gardens, and squares for enjoyable walks, tourist attractions, viewing platforms with magnificent views, picturesque mountains, sports stadiums, airports for the convenience of travelers, theaters, and concert halls for lovers of cultural leisure, as well as palaces, churches, monasteries, and other historically significant places, adding a special flair to your journey. We regularly update and expand our catalog, striving to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date information. However, if you did not find the place you are interested in, please be understanding: it may already be in the process of being added to our database.

Parque de la Merced
~ 141 m.
Plaza de la Cultura
~ 684 m.
Parque Morazán
~ 903 m.
Escuela España
~ 988 m.
Parque España
~ 1092 m.
Liceo del Sur
~ 1110 m.
Quebrada Cangrejos
~ 1192 m.
Liceo de Costa Rica
~ 1213 m.
Plaza de la Democracia
~ 1218 m.
Restaurante Huaraches
~ 1259 m.
Parque Nacional
~ 1369 m.
Asamblea Legislativa
~ 1387 m.
Colegio de San José
~ 1415 m.
Greencore Solutions
~ 1520 m.
Meseta Central
~ 1853 m.
Río Ocloro
~ 1863 m.
Colegio México
~ 1948 m.

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