Take this comprehensive sightseeing tour of San Jose and discover the rich history and culture of Costa Rica. Learn about the popular monuments and visit the city’s museums as your guide educates you on the architecture and history of the downtown area.
- Sightseeing tour of San Jose
- Visit the Opera House, the University of Costa Rica and Sabana Park with your local guide
- Explore the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art
- Tour the National Theater
- Hotel pickup and drop-off included
Recent Photos of this Tour
The Great Room of Teatro ...Photo by: Nichelle BUSA, 05 2008
DowntownPhoto by: Barbara DUSA, 08 2011
ArtPhoto by: Barbara DUSA, 08 2011
Opera HousePhoto by: Barbara DUSA, 08 2011
PlazaPhoto by: Barbara DUSA, 08 2011
CathedralPhoto by: Barbara DUSA, 08 2011
Inside the Teatro NacionalPhoto by: Nichelle BUSA, 05 2008
Museo D'OroPhoto by: Nichelle BUSA, 05 2008
Diamond Encrusted FrogPhoto by: Nichelle BUSA, 05 2008
Rafael Angel Caulderon GuardiaPhoto by: Nichelle BUSA, 05 2008
Immerse yourself in Costa Rica's rich culture and history as you follow your local guide to San Jose’s best sites on this sightseeing tour. Visit the magnificent Opera House -- the pride and joy of Costa Rica. Learn how this century-old cultural symbol represents an important era in history. Visit the University of Costa Rica and the beautiful Sabana Park.
Take an informative tour of the national Museum of Pre-Columbian Art. Transformed from an old military fort to display the country's peaceful tradition, this museum will give you a unique insight into the cultural heritage of Costa Rica. Weave your way through the museum with your guide and admire the stunning gold, jade, stone and pottery collection. Next, visit the historic National Theater, completed in 1897 and recognized as a masterpiece of architecture.
Please note: Museums are closed on Mondays and the National Theatre is closed on Sundays.
Reviewed by Mully, April 2013
Excellent tour, very informative and the guide was fantastic!
Reviewed by Britt B, USA, March 2013
Great introduction to the best sites of San Jose. Learning about the history, culture and architecture from a highly educated and friendly guide made for a great afternoon. I highly recommend the tour. A taste of the national drink at the end of the tour was a pleasant and welcomed surprise.
Britt B, Mountain View, California