From the southwest entrance of Mercado Central, take another pedestrian walkway, Avenida Central the main street of downtown San José.


Avenida Central is always busy with people walking and shopping. There are many shops, restaurants, bars and hotels. With no cars on the street it is a safer cleaner place for walking. Heading east on Avenida Central for five blocks returns you to Plaza de la Cultura and the National Theater where the tour began