An introduction to Costa Rica

Visiting the main attractions of the capital city and getting the most important facts to understand Costa Rica, as a country and culture.

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4 Hours
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Activity Level


Great for:

Families, seniors. couples, women.

Things to acknowledge about the San José City Tour:

1.There are walking and standing in the museums.

2. Even in the sunny season it may be rainy.

3. This is mainly an introduction to the culture, economy and history of Costa Rica.

4. Two shops are included in this tour

This tour immerses you in Costa Rica’s rich culture and history, allowing you experiences the beautiful museums and historical sites of San José. It begins with an orientation talk and drive through the beautiful Sabana Park. Next you will take a walking tour through the National Theatre. Completed in 1897, the theater is a masterpiece of art and architecture. The tour then continues with a visit to the Gold Museum where you will be able to admire many pieces of pre-Colombian gold works.

The journey goes on with visits to the University of Costa Rica, the Supreme Court, and various sites of interest. A brief stop will be made a beautiful art craft store, allowing you to browse before returning to your hotel. This is the perfect chance to buy some souvenirs for those who are expecting you back at home.

  • Round trip transportation
  • Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Entrance fees to Gold Museum and National Theater
  • Walking shoes,
  • Light jacket
  • Camera
  • Trousers.

For how long do we stay in the shops?

About an hour in total, But it depends on the group rhythm

If I am on a wheel chair, can I still do this tour?

Yes. There is only one area that cannot be reached in the National Theater. Other than that there are ramps and elevators everywhere.

Why do I have to bring long trousers?

The National Theater dress code is pretty strict regarding shorts.

Can I pay at the shops with credit card?

Yes! All major credit cards are accepted.

No health restrictions for this tour