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San Jose Free Walking Tour

| In front of the National Theater, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Great tour

Our two tour guides were really great. They knew everything about the history and culture of San... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jessica T
via mobile
San Jose walking tour: food history and architecture

Awesome tour. Very informative. Also funny. Got more than what we paid for. Highly recommended... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sabrina G
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San José Free Walking Tour is the way to walk with locals while knowing the city. The tour does not have an established rate, you choose the value of it.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 12:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| In front of the National Theater, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our two tour guides were really great. They knew everything about the history and culture of San Jose and were able to answer all of our questions. I learnt so much about Costa Rica!

Thank Jessica T
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome tour. Very informative. Also funny. Got more than what we paid for. Highly recommended . Tasted all kinds of fruit. He told us the history of Costa Rica and the market square. Truly loved it

Thank Sabrina G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour with Jason, he showed us areas of San Jose we would never have discovered ourselves in our limited time in San Jose. We would highly recommend this tour.

Thank Beverly M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was the "grannie" on a walking tour of San Jose just recently (March/2018) There were so many lovely historical buildings, the central market was unique(wonderful ice cream/medicinal herbs, local characters) and Eva had the inside scope with her stories about the background of former...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Learned a lot about the city and enjoyed Laura's knowledge and enthusiasm about the history of Costa Rica. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Stephen was an excellent guide. Very knowledgeable and fun. I would highly recommend doing this tour on your first day so that you can revisit sites that interested you. Meets at National Theatre at 9am sharp.

2  Thank mooloolababe
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This was our first time in San Jose so we decided just to take a walking tour around the old city. What a great city to walk around in. We loved the narrow street with the shops and galleries. We also loved the green space...More

Thank IAG2608
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had the walking tour with Carolina as our guide on March 2nd, 2018. This is a great tour. Carolina shared a lot of interesting history,culture and stories about the city. It made our stay in San Jose well worth! I would recommend this to...More

Thank susylvia
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We met the Free Walking Tour quite by chance around 10AM in front of the National Theater. It was our lucky day! Ama and his daughter were our guides. Three unhurried, leisurely hours of walking around San Jose with our guide giving us all the...More

1  Thank gulfporteileen
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Today we did the free walking tour. We met at 9am where there was a mixed group of nationalities. Laura was lovely young lady full of life funny vibrant and very knowledgeable. The walk went just over the three hours but was definately worth it....More

Thank jackie w
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Latese T
1 April 2018|
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Response from jackie w | Reviewed this property |
Hi You dont book you just turn up at the starting point. The guide will be wearing a free walking tour tshirt on. Be carful as there are other walking tour guides hanging around and they charge so be carful you dint get... More
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Liz S
4 February 2018|
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Response from Larry P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we were on an extended tour and I just got this. The tour was in English so that shouldn't have been a problem but I think all the tours were in the morning. Hope it all worked out for you.
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hbgkrizman
28 January 2018|
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Response from CaroVinNL | Reviewed this property |
9 a.m. and no need to sign up. Enjoy the tour!
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