• Mercado Central
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Mercado Central

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Since 1880, the Central Market has been a staple shopping hub in San Jose, providing for a unique shopping experience in the country's capital city. Prices are relatively reasonable, and the goods are...  Read More

  • Free Things to Do: "This is a good place to try some authentic Costa Rican food from one of the many old-fashioned stalls inside the market, but don't be tricked into buying some of the banned turtle eggs that still appear behind glass cases here, their sale is illegal and supports a cruel treatment of turtles."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Browsing the maze of this vintage marketplace is cool, and free.

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