West of Downtown
Paseo Colón, one of San José's major boulevards, heads due west from downtown and leads to vast La Sabana Park, the city's largest parcel of green space. La Sabana anchors the even vaster west side of the city. A block or two off its exhaust-ridden avenues are quiet residential streets, and you'll find the U.S., Canadian, and British embassies here.
POINTS OF INTEREST
Museo de Arte Costarricense
Located in La Sabana Park, which was once Costa Rica's international airport, this—the country's foremost art museum—was once its terminal…Learn More >
Parque La Sabana
Though it isn't centrally located, La Sabana ("the savannah") comes the closest of San José's green spaces to achieving the…Learn More >