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San Jose City Sightseeing Tour

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  • Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 4100CT

Take this comprehensive sightseeing tour of San Jose and discover the rich history and culture of Costa Rica. Learn about the popular monuments and visit the city’s museums as your guide educates you on the architecture and history of the downtown area.

Immerse yourself in Costa Rica's rich culture and history as you follow your local guide to San Jose’s best sites on this sightseeing tour. Visit the magnificent Opera House -- the pride and joy of Costa Rica. Learn how this century-old cultural symbol represents an important era in history. Visit the University of Costa Rica and the beautiful Sabana Park.

Take an informative tour of the national Museum of Pre-Columbian Art. Transformed from an old military fort to display the country's peaceful tradition, this museum will give you a unique insight into the cultural heritage of Costa Rica. Weave your way through the museum with your guide and admire the stunning gold, jade, stone and pottery collection. Next, visit the historic National Theater, completed in 1897 and recognized as a masterpiece of architecture.

Please note: Museums are closed on Mondays and the National Theatre is closed on Sundays.


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Tour departs from all major hotels in San Jose, Costa Rica

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Hotel pickup at approximately 12:30pm
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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San Jose City Sightseeing Tour

San Jose City Sightseeing Tour

Inclusions:
  • Entrance Fees
  • Professional Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Carol W, June 2014

Great tour !!! Saw San Jose at it's best. Enjoyed seeing the celebration at the win of the soccer match. Happy people who enjoy a good party. Thank you San Jose for all your hospitality.

Reviewed by: Sharon H, December 2013

The guide was informative, entertaining and very knowledgeable. It was a very well organized tour and very enjoyable. I learned a lot of history and saw a beautiful theater, and was surprised by the many parks right downtown. Thank you for a perfect introduction to the urban area of Costa Rica.

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Tour code: 4100CT