Costa Rica may be famous for its natural attractions, but San Jose visitors would be remiss to overlook the capital city’s cultural charms. Visit the National Theatre, Gold Museum, and more on this guided sightseeing tour of the city, which takes you to well-known landmarks and around quiet residential areas alike. This tour includes all transportation with hotel pickup and drop-off.
- Guided sightseeing tour of San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital city
- Visit landmarks such as Democracy Plaza and the National Court
- Go inside two of San Jose’s major landmarks: the National Theatre and Gold Museum
- Learn more about Costa Rica’s history from pre-Columbian times to the present day
- A perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Hotel pickup and drop-off included
What You Can Expect
Theater Starting on the East side of San Jos?, the first thing you?will see is Democracy Plaza, the National Museum, the National Court, Los Yoses, San Pedro Mall, Hispanidad Fountain and the Rodrigo Facio Campus on the University of Costa Rica. After you?have seen the capital?s main attractions, the?first stop will be at?the impressive Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and the beautiful National Theater where you?will have a guided visit tour through these cultural gems.
After the?visit, the tour continues to?the western section of San Jose: La Sabana Metropolitan Park(first International Airport in Costa Rica), Costa Rican Contemporary Art Museum , the National Gymnasium, the Comptroller?s office, the residential area in Rohrmoser, the Nunciature, the Nobel Peace Prize Winner and Republic President Oscar Arias Sanchez?s home, the Rohrmoser Boulevard and Pavas section.
At the end of the tour, you will have the opportunity of visiting an interesting shopping place where you will be able to buy souvenirs from your visit to San Jose. On Sundays, the National Theater is closed so you?will only be able to see it from the outside.
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- Tour guide
- Admissions to the National Teather
- Gold Museum
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- If you have not booked a hotel yet, you are required to provide this information to the local operator as soon as possible after your purchase.
- Please note that the hotel pickup might be 2 hours prior to the tour departure, depending on the location of your hotel.
- You must be 30 minutes before the pickup in the lobby of the hotel.
- Submit Voucher payment
- What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, Camera
- Minimum of 2 passengers is required. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Schedule and Pricing
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Your?downtown San Jose hotel
See Direction for pickup times from specific hotels
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time
4 hours (approx.)
Returns to the original departure point at approximately 5:00 pm