Unbeatable Free Tour of San José with the City Striders

Duration: 3h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified 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 with your new best local friends , the San José City Striders . We are official guides certified by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute, 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 and 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
  • Green Zone of San José
  • Central Market
  • Oldest ice cream parlor in the city

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

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What will we visit on this tour?

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

  • 1
    Outside visit
    National Museum of Costa Rica.
  • 2
    Outside visit
    National Monument
  • 3
    Outside visit
    National Center of Culture
  • 4
    Outside visit
    metallic building
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Music Temple
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Culture Square
  • 7
    Outside visit
    steinvorth building
  • 8
    Outside visit
    San Jose Central Market
  • 9
    Outside visit
    National Theater of Costa Rica

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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Nuria 19 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Increíble tour con David!!
MD ABUL 14 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Wonderful !!!!!!!!.
Joan 07 Sep 2023

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Travelled in family - Sep 2023
Muy interesante y consigue cambiar lo que puedas pensar de San Jose. Suerte con el largometraje. Tiene mucho conocimiento de historia.
Pablo 07 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Muy buen tour. Amaral muy didáctico y entretenido para explicar los distintos lugares del tour. Absolutamente recomendado.
Tim 07 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Was an really good expierence of San Jose. How you would never discover it on your own! Amaral was amazing too. Fun to Listen to and good to understand.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 20 people.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 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.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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