Many shops (most of which sell the same handicrafts) and places to eat. Nice to get out of the resort and walk around - and see a bit of culture. Once was enough for us, but recommended just the same.
11 - 20 of 1,326 reviews
Highly enjoyed brief shopping excursion on our own to the square. Even though almost every store seemed to be catered to tourists, it somehow felt authentic. The main square by the church is undergoing a lot of construction, as is one of the main streets...More
The whole street was dug up so it was difficult to walk around and see things. There were plywood walls up and you couldn't see everything. I'm sure it will be nice when it's done, we just picked an unfortunate time to visit.
We visited the main square several times during our stay and took advantage of local restaurants, breweries and shops. We were a little disappointed as downtown is pretty torn up for construction, but that will be good for the city and it was still awesome!...More
Construction around main square takes away the enjoyment of this otherwise beautiful place. Shops and cars are too close, and many locals will offer you better deals on packages or tours that may be deceptive. Many people are connected with time share sales and want...More
This area is a very old part of San Jose, with cobblestone streets, old churches and buildings, restaurants and shops. But be very wary on buying anything here. These stores are trying to take advantage of the tourists only coming to these kind of shops....More
Away from the high rise hotel yet close to our hotel, this was a beautiful & true feeling of Mexico. We see the beautiful cathedral next to the square and hear the bells was so comforting & welcoming. We strolled and did some shopping in...More
Check it out, very nice gallaries and stores. But beware of a store called: Tequila and Art...they will try and pull a bait and switch on your purchase...i.e. you agree on a price and when you go pay the triple it....not to mention half the...More