San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History And Architecture

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Central Market in San Jose
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Learn about local life in San Jose through its architecture, history and food. This 3-hour walking tour shows you the typical lifestyle of the capital as you stroll through the streets with a knowledgeable local guide. Get to know the city through its grand markets and coffee history, ending at Mercado Central (Central Market) where youll sip Costa Rican coffee and sample some tasty food. Numbers are limited to 12 people, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group.

Highlights

  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Free snacks included
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

Start your San Jose walking tour at a caf in Mercado Borbn (Borbn Market), where youll meet your guide and relax with a rich cup of morning coffee. Then take a stroll through the market, tasting fresh fruit and learning more about the agricultural history of the area.

Youll visit a number of stands, from a coffee stand where you'll learn about the Costa Rican chorrado brewing method, to a local folk medicine stand. Your guide shares insight about the market and coffee and their impact on the history of San Joses citizens.

Discover more local history when you continue to the Central Market, a San Jose historical treasure. Youll find no better place to experience the local cuisine than this market, established in 1882 and full to the brim with typical Costa Rican food and drink. As you explore the labyrinth of culinary choices with your guide by your side, sample local specialties and sip your second Costa Rican coffee of the day.

Complete your walking tour here, armed with a wealth of historical information, culinary know-how and perhaps even some local lingo to continue exploring on your own.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Food tastings

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 6 years