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San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

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Overview
Visit a pair of traditional markets in San Jose on a guided walking tour that explores local flavors, culture, and history. From a fresh cup of Costa Rican coffee to tropical fruits, you’ll sample the best of what’s in season here. It’s a great chance to see a side of the city that many visitors overlook, and walking around with a local guide means an insider perspective on life in San Jose.
Highlights
  • Sip an included cup of Costa Rican coffee
  • Enjoy samples of fresh tropical fruits
  • Learn about the history of Borbón Market and Central Market
  • Group size is limited to 12 for personalized service
What to Expect
Itinerary
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Stop At: Central Market (Mercado Central), San Jose Costa Rica

Stop At: San Jose Urban Adventures, San Jose 612-1250 Costa Rica
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Important Information
Departure Point
San José Central Market, Entre Calle 8 Y Avenida 1 Entrada Noroeste Mercado Central, Paso De La Vaca, San José, Costa Rica
Duration
3h
Return Details
Central Avenue, Central Ave, San Jose, CA 95125, USA
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Food tastings
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • The timing of this tour fits perfectly with our Total Bites and Gold Museum tour or our Pura Vida Experience tour, so you can do both in the same day, if you wish!
  • Stroller accessible
  • Pets are welcome
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Garrett L wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
Great guide, very knowledgeable about the city, and friendly. Tour concluded with tamales and an awesome chocolate making ceremony. Highly recommend. Only snag was spotting the guide in the very beginning. They gave exact GPS coordinates, but it was very crowded and they didn't
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Rock U, Manager at San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture
Responded 1 week ago
Hello I am glad you had a good time, and thank you for your suggest. Thank you
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Hannah D wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
So glad I booked this walking tour, Eliu the guide was great, friendly and knowledgable. Got to try lots of different foods and learn about Costa Rica from a local. I recommend this tour
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Date of experience: November 2019
Tony from Dallas wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions
Good start to our Costa Rica visit. Angel was a great guide! Very informative. Tour started exactly on time. Tasted great food and coffee samples.
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Kimberly T wrote a review Nov 2019
27 contributions1 helpful vote
Our guide Gladys was very informative, personable, and funny. You see and learn about things you wouldn’t just by walking around. Great buy for the money!
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Date of experience: November 2019
bennaylor wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
Our tour guide was Eli, he was very informative and delivered a great tour of the markets including a taste of a variety of local food and an account of the history as well as answering all questions we had, very warm and friendly, Thankyou!
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Response from Rock U, Manager at San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello and good for Eliu is our newest guide this would make him very happy to see that he is going on the correct way thank you for sharing your experience with us. Thanks Eric
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