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Gray Line One Day Tour: San Jose City Explorer

500m North from the Best Western Irazu Hotel, San Jose P.O. Box 72-1017 La Uruca, Costa Rica
+506 2220 2126
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A good day skimming the city high lights

We were only there for three days, so we took a Gray Line city bus tour. It was actually a good... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Mkschlam
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Sarasota, Florida
Great day

Only in San Jose for the day as on a cruise the tour was educational and interesting. We saw lots... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
bobwibble
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warwickshire
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Discover the rich history and culture of Costa Rica on this comprehensive sightseeing tour of San Jose. You will learn about all the popular monuments as your guide tells you about the architecture and history of the downtown area.You will start your day with a delicious lunch, followed by a visit to La Sabana Metropolitan Park, heart of San José, Costa Rica's capital city. A brief visit to the residential area of Rohmoser will allow you to see President óscar Arias' house.Then, you will travel along Paseo Colón on to the magnificent National Theater. Completed in 1897, this cultural landmark represents an important era in history, and is the pride and joy of Costa Rica.After admiring this architectural masterpiece, you will take a short guided walk through Culture Plaza to visit the Gold Museum.
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500m North from the Best Western Irazu Hotel, San Jose P.O. Box 72-1017 La Uruca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were only there for three days, so we took a Gray Line city bus tour. It was actually a good choice. We saw first the soccer stadium. It was very nice, architecturally impressive. Two huge arches on the long axis were for shade, an...More

Thank Mkschlam
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Only in San Jose for the day as on a cruise the tour was educational and interesting. We saw lots and the guide and driver were helpful. A great way to see highlights of the city. Guide gave us good advice on shopping . Definitely...More

Thank bobwibble
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Our driver (Roy) and guide (Max) were both very knowledgeable of the sites and also very funny with anecdotes between sites. The highlights were the National Museum which houses many gold artifacts of the pre Colombian era and the National Theater. Got to see where...More

1  Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Ms. Alexandia Wong made our stay to be very enjoyable!!! She recommended may tours suited for the family. My kids enjoy the tour of Costa Rica. I will recommend my friends in the states to use Gray Line and to travel to Costa Rica!!! Thanks...More

Thank Dthird
Reviewed 7 May 2016

My wife and I and two teenage granddaughter took the Bites and Sites Tour. Gray Line will pick you up at your downtown or airport area hotel and drop you off downtown where you meet your Gray Line Tour Guide, Our guide's name was Pablo...More

2  Thank Frank H
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We took this bus tour only because our other tour was cancelled and it was a hoot... the young guys who ran this tour were a lot of fun and did a really great job of explaining all the landmarks. The amazing thing is that...More

2  Thank yirda
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Right from beginning to end it was fantastic. So much history and so much information. Priced right and worth every penny if in San Jose you should not miss this tour.

1  Thank loves2travel5555
Reviewed 28 August 2015

The tour was really interesting the guide was really helpful and spoke great English it is a great tour of historical places and museums and all of downtown Costa Rica. Well worth the trip

Thank jodediva
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We stayed at the Hampton Inn outside of the airport. The van came to pick us up where we then met out guide in San Jose. It was a great activity for our last day. The guides are enthusiastic and very knowledgable of the tour...More

Thank Kattypomp
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We took a day trip with VIP city bus , including lunch , last Saturday. We were at the Holiday Inn Express, at the airport. Great location to be picked up by them. Johnny and Junior were excellent guides. A wonderful tour, kept us hydrated...More

2  Thank Shirley1940
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