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San Jose City Tour
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San Jose
Founded in 1737, San Jose was a small town until the 1890s, when El Teatro Nacional (the National Theater) was built. Today, San Jose is as modern as any other capital in the world. Explore both the past and the present, including Congress buildings, numerous parks, museums, and historic neighborhoods.
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Tour highlights:
  • Democracy Park
  • National Museum
  • Federal Courts
  • San Pedro Mall Center
  • Rodrigo Facio University
  • Barrio Dent
  • Calderón Guardia Museum
  • National Monument in National Park
  • Congress Buildings
  • National Library
  • Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones buildings
  • Morazan Park
  • España Park
  • The Yellow House
  • SENAC, old liquor factory
  • Melico Salazar Museum
  • Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Tour of the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum*
  • Tour of the Opera House*
  • LA Sabana Metropolitan Park
  • Plaza Esmerelda for coffee sampling and shopping
  • … plus much more!

    Duration:
    Approximately 4 hours

    Departure time and location:
    8 AM and 1 PM; from the lobby of select San Jose hotels

    Return time and location:
    Noon or 5 PM; to the lobby of select San Jose hotels

    Inclusions:
    • Roundtrip transportation, beginning from your San Jose hotel
    • All entrance fees
    Note:
    Reservation confirmation is required. You will not be guaranteed a place on the tour without contacting Vacaciones Barceló at least 24 hours in advance of your arrival. You are advised to bring a camera, comfortable walking shoes, and extra money for incidentals. Beverages are not included, but may be purchased along the way. Guide gratuity is not included and is at participant's discretion. The Gold Museum is closed on Mondays and will be substituted with a visit to the Children’s Museum or the Natural Science Museum; the Opera House is closed on Sundays.

    Supplied by: Vacaciones Barceló
  • Redemption instructions

    After booking your activities or services—3 easy steps:
    1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
    2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
    3. Take all vouchers with you; for each activity, you must redeem one voucher per person.

    How to redeem your voucher(s):
    Reservation confirmation is required. You will not be guaranteed a place on the tour without contacting Vacaciones Barceló at least 24 hours in advance of your arrival. The customer service phone number and e-mail address will be listed on your printed voucher(s). You will also need to arrange hotel pick-up when making your reservations; please have your San Jose hotel information available. Upon pick-up at your San Jose hotel, present your voucher(s) and photo identification to the Vacaciones Barceló representative.
    Terms and conditions

    Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to 2 days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as the date of the Activity.