If you are staying in San Jose downtown, walking you can visit many tourist attractions such as: Museums, the National Theater which is a jewel of neoclassical architecture. You could also visit the Handicraft Market, located on the 6th Avenue between streets 5 and 7.
On central avenue you can visit the Central Market of San Jose, where you will learn more about Costa Rican traditions and culture.
Recommendations: If you are traveling by public bus, never lose sight of your luggage. If you are driving and need information on how to get to a destination, it is advisable to look for such information in businesses such as; Restaurants, hotels or gas station.