1. Costa Rica
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  3. San Jose

San Jose City Tour

Product ID: 8543
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This comprehensive tour of San José, the capital of Costa Rica, provides you with an overview of its government buildings, historical and architectural landmarks, and much more. This tour is the perfect introduction to Costa Rica's tropical capital.
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Duration: 5 hours
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Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pickup is available from most central San Jose hotels.

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  • Learn the history of San José from your guide
  • See the most important and famous buildings in the city
  • Explore the art gallery at the coffee shop on your final stop
Full description
This comprehensive tour of the capital of Costa Rica provides you with an overview of the many government buildings, historical and architectural landmarks.

You will board the bus to visit La Sabana Metropolitan Park, heart of the capital city, and then continue by the residential area of Rohrmoser.

The tour continues along the Paseo Colón on the way to the National Theater. Enjoy a guided tour of this architectural masterpiece before taking a short walk over the Plaza de la Cultura to visit the Gold Museum and continue through the Central Avenue Boulevard to the Plaza de la Democracia.

The walk will continue on the Boulevard Circuito Judicial and on to the Supreme Court of Justice. Here you will board the bus to continue the city sightseeing, taking a close look at the Casa Amarilla, The National Park, The National Library, The Electoral Supreme Court, and the old neighborhoods of San Jose (Amón – Otoya & Toumón).

Your last stop is for a coffee in the Diamond and Emerald Jewelry, which houses an art gallery of several well-known Costa Rican artists. Finally, before returning to your hotel, you will receive a presentation detailing the development of the gold accompanied by a video.
  • Round-trip transportation from central San Jose hotels
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Important information
Know before you go
This tour requires a minimum number of passengers to operate.

It is recommended that you bring long pants, comfortable shoes, a light jacket, and a camera.

From US$ 71 per person

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Product ID: 8543