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San José is the Capital of Costa Rica and is located in the Central Valley, which is the zone of the country where the largest number of public and private institutions are concentrated. The main gateway to Costa Rica for tourism is the Juan Santamaria International Airport which is located in the province of Alajuela 18 km from the city of San Jose.
This route crosses the Braulio Carrillo National Park so it has spectacular views of the cloud forest, however the road can be dangerous due to the great amount of curves and bad weather as this road crosses the Central Volcanic Range.
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