San Jose City Tour & Sarchí Oxcart Land tour will know Costa Rican history and culture of great museums and historical sites of San José city.
San Jose City Tour & Sarchí Oxcart Land tour will have you drawn into Costa Rican history and culture by experiencing the great museums and historical sites of San José city, such as the National Theater, a masterpiece in art and architecture and definitely the greatest source of national pride for all Costa Ricans.
The ornate playhouse was built in 1897 when high-class Costa Ricans (coffee oligarchy) wanted to turn the capital into a must stop on the world opera circuit. To build it, the president decided to collect a tax, passing the cost to coffee exportations.
We will also visit the Culture Plaza, an architecturally unremarkable concrete plaza in the heart of downtown which is usually visited by locals to have a rest on the concrete benches, eat an ice-cream cone and admiring the wide gamut of San José street life.
The Pre-Columbian Gold Museum is another site that cannot be missed in our city tour, this museum has an extraordinary collection of gold objects that reflects the worldview, social structure, and goldsmith of the pre-Columbian Costa Rica.
On our way back, you will witness other sites of interest and you will feel the warmth of its people and the incredible art-craft and typical oxcarts at Sarchí Town, cradle of Costa Rican artisans.
- Visit some museums that are part of the Costa Rica’s history.
- Visit sarchi town that is cradle of Costa Rican artisans.
What You Can Expect
- Know the great museums and historical sites of San José city, such as the National Theater
- The Pre-Columbian Gold Museum is another site that cannot be missed in our city tour
- You will see the incredible art-craft and typical oxcarts at Sarchí Town, cradle of Costa Rican artisans.
Rates and transportation
Rates are based per person, in US dollars.
Adults: $110 USD
Kids: $88 USD
Students: $99 USD
Special Note: National Theater and museums are usually closed on holidays. Also National Theater is closed on Sundays during the rainy season (May to November).
Duration: Full day between 6 to 7 hrs.
Minimum Passengers: 4 pax
Maximum Passengers: 66 pax
What is included
- Naturalist guide
- Transportation in an A/C bus
- Entrance fees for the museum and theater.
What to Bring
- Some money
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