The territory now occupied by the Costa Rican capital is made up of fertile and flat land with slight undulations, surrounded by beautiful mountains. The city is located in the center called Central Valley at an average altitude of 1,300 meters, without great variations in altitude. The heart of the city does not have much population as it is a commercial area, it is possible to locate all major shopping centers and world-renowned brands. It is the most important place as a source of Costa Rica's work, which gathers during the day more than a million people.
During the late nineteenth century, San José was the first city in Latin America with lighting, tram and telegraph, numerous theaters and schools, with European-inspired designs rose neoclassical architecture. The main historical building in the capital is the National Theatre of Costa Rica, in neo-Renaissance and neo-baroque exterior throughout the interior, constructed between 1890 and 1897 and considered an architectural gem. In addition to the above, visit San José, it is a unique experience that embodies the cultural, culinary and musical diversity of the happiest country.
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