The San Jose Central Market

The san Jose central market is the most important market of the Costa Rica capital established in 1880, this market occupies a block of the central avenue, and is located between the Central Avenue and the 1st, 6th and 8th streets, only 250 meters to the northwest of the Central Park; this market was declared on June 26, 1995 as a Cultural Heritage because of its strong tradition and Costa Rican identity; here you can find many sales positions or littler stores such as meat, fish, fruits, vegetables, coffee, including places where you can get leather objects, wood, herbal base, flowers, souvenirs and local handicrafts; these posts are distributed in a complex of narrow alleys; here you will find authentic Costa Rican food at a very good price. In the central market you can spend a very pleasant time.


Monday to Saturday: from 06:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m. The Sundays are closed and the holidays until noon.


Follow the recommendations and enjoy your visit to the San José Central Market.