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San Jose Urban Adventures: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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San Jose Urban Adventures offers day walking tours with a local expert guide in San Jose. In only a few hours, you’ll uncover back streets and hidden gems as you step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
San Jose 612-1250, Costa Rica
+506 4000 5730
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I fell really lucky being the only person booked on this tour with my guide for day Angel. We started outside the National Theatre with Angel providing information about the history of the country and city and also the relevance of starting at the theatre....More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Viluk1
Rock U, Manager at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello this tour San Jose pura vida experience is a really cultural tour, gets to visit two different cities and locals. thanks to share your experience with us. Eric

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gladys, our tour guide, did a fantastic job introducing us to the local cuisine and exotic fruits, as well as bananas and coffee, giving us an unvarnished account of their role in Costa Rican history. The Gold Museum is a must see, especially for the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Rock U, Manager at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello that’s our main idea is to enjoy the city as locals with a lot of contrast. Thanks for taking your time to share your opinion with us. Eric

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was Gladys. She was so pleasant! She had wonderful sense of humor and was extremely knowledgeable! You could tell she had a great relationship with all of the vendors that we stopped and visited. She even shared some of her favorite foods...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to experience San Jose through a custom tour. Four of us had an amazing experience with Angel as our guide. We walked, visited museums, had lunch in an authentic local restaurant I would recommend this company unreservedly. Thank you for an awesome...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Angel was our guide and he was very responsive to what we wanted to see, do and learn. We substituted the Jade museum instead of the Gold museum which provided to be a real "gem" and brought us into the government buildings neig hborhood filled...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I actually do these tours on almost every vacation. Everything you the guide teaches can easily be found on Google, but a local person telling the story of their city is much more enjoyable. Ernesto was our guide, and he’s very knowledgeable about San Jose....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this tour on our first day in Costa Rica and it was fantastic! Trip Advisor never disappoints. Our guide, Angel was incredibly informative and personable. There were only four of us on this tour so it was highly individualized. We were able to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Rock U, Manager at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello if you are thinking to understand in a better way our local culture this is a great experience, focusing on Urban legends. Thanks to share your opinion with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing time with Angel. He’s very knowledgeable and has a great personality. Tasting the fruit of the country was great and the ice cream was excellent!!! Please go on this tour, it is so worth it.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Rock U, Manager at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello I am agree please go on this tour is a great way to understand the city and the local history of the city Thanks for share your opinion with us

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was great! Gladys was my guide and she was full of interesting information and insights about the market and city. She was really awesome! And the dinner and wine at the end was lovely! I would definitely recommend it!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank breemac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience and a must for experiencing San Jose. It includes the Central Market, the Culture Plaza, the National Theatre, main post office, and largest church in San Jose And more. We are staying with local family and this experience was still...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from crga_13 | Property representative |
Hello Kasandra. We have different tour options. Most of our tours are half day, for example, our sights and bites tour stars around 8 AM and ends before 11 AM. If you need a specific quotation or want more information... More