San José City Tour
from $50.00 Per person
Be more than just a tourist and experience the everyday life and culture of a Costa Rican citizen in this sightseeing tour
Departure from: San José
Get to know the everyday life and culture of the Costa Rican citizens in this fascinating sightseeing tour by visiting the most remarkable areas of downtown San José in a mixture of historic and contemporary places that include museums, malls, the greatest government buildings, theaters, parks, churches, schools and universities, the house of the former president and Nobel Peace Prize Oscar Arias. Also, there will be guided tours to the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and National Theater, two of the most iconic places in the Central Valley, ending with a stop at a famous place called La Esmeralda for sourvenir shopping.
- Roundtrip transportation
- Local Guide
- Admission fee
Pick up time 12:40 p.m. approx.
The tour starts taking you through the East of San Jose city, passing by the Democracy Park, National Museum, Federal Courts, Los Yoses neighborhood, San Pedro Mall Center and Rodrigo Facio University city of Costa Rica.
We will continue driving down through Barrio Dent, Calderón Guardia Museum, Train Station and the National Park. We will stop at the National Monument in the National Park. You will see very close the Congress Building, National Library and one of the principal buildings “Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones”. We will continue through the Morazan Park, Metallic building School, Insurance Institute, España Park, The Yellow House and through SENAC or old factory of alcoholic beverages. Next close the Central Park of San José, Melico Salazar Museum and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
We will stop at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and Opera House for a tour. After the tour, we will continue to the West of the city visiting La Sabana Metropolitan Park, Art Museum (old control towel of the principal Airport of San Jose) Nunciatura Apostólica Mr. Oscar Arias residence who won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1987, Los Yoses and Rohrmoser neighborhoods. We will continue to Plaza Esmeralda where you can taste a delicious cup of coffee, buy some souvenirs or cigars. Note: Opera House closed on Sundays. The Gold Museum closed on Mondays instead we will visit Children Museum or Natural Science Museum (La Salle).
Comfortable walking shoes, sweater, insect repellent.