San Jose City: Bites & Sights with Gold Museum

About this tour

Discover the culture of both contemporary and pre-Columbian Costa Rican life on this San Jose walking tour. You'll wander through busy streets, bustling markets, tranquil parks and a museum of gold as you learn straight from locals about community, culture, cuisine and more.


  • Discover the secrets behind handicrafts, herbal remedies, and fresh produce at the local markets
  • Savour seasonal snacks as well as some of that famous Costa Rican coffee
  • See a side of San Jose not found in guidebooks
  • Visit the pre-Columbian Gold Museum, home to 1,600 gold artifacts dating back to 500 BC
  • Learn how to brew coffee from three different coffee shops

Not included in this tour:

Additional food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide.

Tour info

5 h
Local English-speaking guide, food and drink samples, lunch, entrance fees.
US $75 per person.
8:30 am (Meeting point: Central Market. We'll meet at the main entrance, at the southeast corner of the market. Corner of Av. Central and Calle 6. Finish point: National Theather)
Camera, comfortable clothing and water.
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