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Address: Templo de la Musica, Parque Morazan, Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 6280 6169
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

Group & Private City Tours of San Jose, Costa Rica and Central Valley...

Group & Private City Tours of San Jose, Costa Rica and Central Valley day-trips.

Food, History, Culture and Art.

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US$29.00*
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Bird's Nest: 2-hour San Jose City Highlights Walking Tour
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US$29.00*
and up
Artist Bird - San Jose Creative Side Walking Tour

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Pleasant walk with tasty food samples

We booked the food tour and my husband and I ended up being the only people on the tour. Our guide met us in the park at the assigned time and took us on a very nice walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
crmcwolf
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Pewaukee, WI
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Pewaukee, WI
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the food tour and my husband and I ended up being the only people on the tour. Our guide met us in the park at the assigned time and took us on a very nice walk, pointing out different buildings and sharing some of the history of San Jose. She was very friendly, her English was very good,... More 

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! We strive for that intimate, insider experience. We are so glad you enjoyed it! More 

Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A really great glimpse into the food options around San Jose. The market tour was definitely a highlight!

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing. Our food tour is VERY popular! More 

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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

San Jose can be a slightly overwhelming city for a first time solo traveller but the walking tour uncovered some real gems as well as pointing out places to explore afterwards. Real local knowledge and some lovely places seen - helped to uncover the wonders of the city!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was great and we went to many top tourist locations around the city. The guide was very nice, informative and patient for every time we wanted to stop and take pictures. I think (for an extra fee) it would have been nice to go in one of the museums or the contemporary art museum to look around. It... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Bird's Nest with Silvia on our first morning in San Jose and it was a great introduction to the city and to Costa Rica. She showed us a lot of interesting buildings we would not otherwise have found and told us a lot of history we would not have heard. Her English was very good. She took... More 

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, we are so happy to share San Jose and Silvia LOVES San Jose! More 

Chesterfield, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour- our group of kids- ages 6-11 enjoyed it as much as we adults. The tour guide was fantastic, knowledgeable, fun, definitely worth the price to start off our day in San Jose.

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! We are so happy we were able to accommodate the various ages! - Stacey More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

- ~2 hour tour - Covered about 90% of San Jose - Loved the guide (spoke perfect English, very friendly, answered all questions) - Incredible suggestions for food, shopping, museums, day trips outside San Jose, etc. - Would recommend to anyone and even repeat

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! Our guides are awesome and love sharing! More 

Virginia
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Excellent tour. Signing up was easy. Great bang for your buck. Our guide was knowledgeable, friendly, & helpful. I always recommend a walking tour in new cities and I would definitely recommend this company to my friends.

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you we are happy we could deliver a great experience with ease. Safe travels. More 

Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and me were lucky as there was an event of Horse Parade. Silvia, I think that was the guide's name (if wrong, sorry) brought us in the middle of Parade, but not blocked so we could enjoy the same. Also she showed lots of historic area which were just one block away from the hotel where we stayed... More 

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

We are so happy you had a great time and got to know more of San Jose! Silvia is a San Jose fanatic and loves sharing with visitors. Safe travels. More 

Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We booked a tour with Barrio Bird for our first day of a week long visit to San Jose. We met with Carla who was a lot of fun and very informative. We saw things we never would have noticed or understood had we gone walking around on our own. We learned a lot about Costa Rican culture and also... More 

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Excellent! We are so happy not only the tour but Carla's recommendations amplified your San Jose experience. Thank you! More 

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