Unbeatable Free Tour of San José with the City Striders

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Registered on May 23, 2022

Greetings! We are Amaral and David, long experienced guides from San José. Nowadays we are developing our own tours initiative; San José City Striders. We want to become your new local best friends in San Jose, and help you discover all it's secrets and marvelous places. Let us take you to explore, learn and have fun in the Capital City of the first country in the world to abolish its army. We are gonna show you the true meaning of our famous "pura vida"... By the way, did we mention we are OFFICIAL CERTIFIED GUIDES BY THE COSTA RICAN TOURISM BOARD?

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Discover the secrets, history, and culture of San José from your new local best friends , the San José City Striders . We are official guides certified by the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism, but more than that, we are in love with our city .
We will take you to know our capital as only a close friend would, with reliable information and with the perspective of Explore, Learn and Have Fun.
Each tour with us is an opportunity to fall in love with a small but cosmopolitan city with a rich and interesting history .

Come visit with us places such as the National Theater , with its vast art collection, the National Museum of Costa Rica , the Green Zone of San José , the Central Market with its more than 140 years of history , and its unique flavors. Let's visit together the oldest ice cream parlor in the city and much, much more.

  • National theater
  • National Museum of Costa Rica
  • San Jose Green Zone
  • Central Market
  • Oldest ice cream parlor in town

Without a doubt, the Best Free Tour in the city.

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  • Meeting point:
    Cuesta de Moras, Av. Central, Bella V...
    Cuesta de Moras, Av. Central, Bella Vista, San José, Costa Rica
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    We will be in the Plaza de la Democracia, in front of the entrance of the National Museum of Costa Rica, wearing our characteristic Orange shirt with the San José City Striders Logo.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Suely 17 Nov 2022
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022
Muchas gracias por el recorrido estupendo!
María 24 Oct 2022
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Muy agradable paseo por la ciudad con la historia y las anécdotas
Zach 21 Aug 2022
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Travelled in family - Aug 2022
My 5-year-old daughter and I had a great tour with David on a Saturday morning. We arrived at the National Museum and easily found David with an orange shirt. He gave a very interesting and informative tour of the central area of San Jose, with stops at a cafe (to get coffee and cake) and the Central Market (where we tasted ice cream, got empanadas, and bought some souvenirs). The tour ended at the Theater. David knows his stuff, speaks excellent English, and was kind enough to send about 10 photos via WhatsApp within an hour of our tour ending.
Mich... 02 Aug 2022
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Travelled in group - Jul 2022
Heat tour- I thought the history was awesome and I learned a lot + the central market part was pretty cool
Lisa 31 Jul 2022
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Travelled alone - Jul 2022
One of the best walking tours I have ever done. David our guide was very professional and super nice. I would really recommend the tour to anyone :)
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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