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San Jose Free Walking Tour

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

San Jose Free Walking Tour
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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: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| In front of the National Theater, San Jose, Costa Rica
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+506 8721 9443
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All reviews three hours interesting spots personal anecdotes spanish speakers john lennon meeting point national theatre costa rica wealth of knowledge great guide lots of history great fun central america these guys central market carlos iva
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did part of the walking tour with Stephen on Friday. He was incredibly knowledgeable and great fun. We were sad that we didn't have time to do the full 2 hours but thank you so much for a great introduction to the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a three hour walking tour with Estefan. He is really knowledgeable and passionate about his city. He’s also considerate, (on a very hot day he found plenty of shade). The time flew by, definitely recommend!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the time, please take this free tour. I learned a lot about the city. Ama was very knowledgeable and professional. Don't forget to tip because that's what the guides live off.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MZor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to wlak and with some nice people this is a great way to see some of the city of San Jose !!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank roadadvisor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice tour ! It really gives you a different perspective of the city. The tour guide Carlos was excellent.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ana Margarida B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this 3 hour tour around the streets of San José with lots of history & light hearted fun throughout. Thoroughly recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 15kevalp
Reviewed November 5, 2018

we really enjoyed this free walking tour of san jose costa rica. the guide was very passionate and knowledgeable. it was great to learn a little bit about the history of this wonderful place, as we are a bit of history buffs.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank normaattaway
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

German (the guides name) did a great job. We were from all different nations with many interests and he kept us engaged and with enthusiasm. I did learn a lot in over three hours... plus he was super friendly and made himself available at all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank newandherenow
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Have previously been on walking tours and loved our experience, unfortunately our tour guide Jessica did just go through the motions. Spend a lot of time on her Phone. Since there were only 3 on this tour I can understand that she was not to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Win T
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad I took this tour! Ama was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly, and I learned so many things I never would have known if I had just walked around by myself. A great way to orient yourself to the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather H
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Latese T
April 1, 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
February 3, 2018|
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Response from LarryP1082 | 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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January 27, 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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