San Jose City Sightseeing Tour

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Discover the rich history and culture of Costa Rica on this comprehensive guided tour from San José. You'll get to know all the popular landmarks as your guide fills you in on the architecture and history of the city center.

Highlights

  • Done in English

On this tour, you can visit the magnificent Opera House, which features the centuries-old cultural symbol of Costa Rica and represents an important era in history. See also the other sites of the University of Costa Rica, such as the magnificent Sabana Park and numerous museums.



The National Museum of Pre-Columbian Art is a museum with special interest. Transformed from an old military fort in order to show the peaceful tradition of the country, this museum will give you an insight into the heritage of Costa Rica. It has a superb collection of stone, gold, jade and ceramics.

You will also be amazed by the historic National Theatre, which was completed in 1897 and is an architectural masterpiece. This tour will immerse you in Costa Rica's rich culture and history by taking you to the beautiful museums and historical sites of San José.

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


Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Departure from major hotels in San José, Costa Rica


Departure time :
Pick up at the hotel around 12:30

Return details:
back to the starting point

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