San Jose City Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in San José

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This tour immerses you in the rich Costa Rican culture and history by visiting some museums and historical sites of San José City.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parque La Sabana, San Jose, San Jose Metro, Province of San JoseDuring this journey we will visit the National Theater, also known as “The jewel of San José”, a masterpiece in art and architecture built by Costa Ricans and completed in 1897.Then we will visit the Museum of Gold (an archaeological interest site), then the Central Market, place full of the Costa Rican cultural heritage and traditions, where you will be able to browse and buy some local art crafts.We will also visit the Metropolitan Cathedral. As we travel around the city, we will point you out several historically important or main buildings in our city, for example The Costa Rica University, The Old Train Station, The National Liquor Factory, The National Supreme Election Bureau, the Asamblea Legislativa (equivalent to The Congress), The Metallic Building, some parks and various sites of interest. This will be an introduction to our Capital City, and information about our economy, cultural, politics, religion and general current events.Also, we will visit an Art Gallery, where you will be able to get some souvenirs to take back home.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Precolumbian Gold Museum, San Jose, San Jose Metro, Province of San JoseWe will visit the gold museum and we will know about the history of the pre-Columbian period of the country, its coins, etc.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks - Seasonal fruits: Tangerine, Granadilla, Apple, banana or similar
  • Entry/Admission - Parque La Sabana
  • Entry/Admission - Precolumbian Gold Museum

What’s not included

  • Gratuities