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Overview
Visit a pair of traditional markets in San Jose on a guided walking tour that explores local flavors, culture, and history. From a fresh cup of Costa Rican coffee to tropical fruits, you’ll sample the best of what’s in season here. It’s a great chance to see a side of the city that many visitors overlook, and walking around with a local guide means an insider perspective on life in San Jose.
Highlights
  • Sip an included cup of Costa Rican coffee
  • Enjoy samples of fresh tropical fruits
  • Learn about the history of Borbón Market and Central Market
  • Group size is limited to 12 for personalized service
Important Information
Departure Point
San José Central Market, Entre Calle 8 Y Avenida 1 Entrada Noroeste Mercado Central, Paso De La Vaca, San José, Costa Rica
Duration
3h
Return Details
Central Avenue, Central Ave, San Jose, CA 95125, USA
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Food tastings
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • The timing of this tour fits perfectly with our Total Bites and Gold Museum tour or our Pura Vida Experience tour, so you can do both in the same day, if you wish!
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
144Reviews
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By: San Jose Urban Adventures
AmberRojo
Brooklyn, New York
34
Felt like hanging with a friend
My friend and I booked this tour, looking for a way to explore San Jose and, of course, eat. We were not
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Anique C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33
Great Local Experience
We met Eric at the meeting point which was literally at the front of the market entrance. Good thing he spotted us
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Uniko R
West Chazy, New York
1014
Awesome walking food tour
This is an awesome day tour to do if you want to get to know the downtown area and history of San Jose and Costa
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Uniko R
West Chazy, New York
1014
Amazing Tour for all!
This was an amazing tour! First time in Costa Rica for my wife and I and if you thank God everyday for coffee then
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Sharon C
10
Exceeded our expectations
Vinicio was friendly and knowledgable and the food was amazing! We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and the food.
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David B
20
A great experience
We have taken many walking tours throughout the US and abroad and this 3 hour tour far exceeded our expectations.
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TrendyPet
Grand Rapids, Michigan
31
Wonderful and knowledgable guide & great food!
Our guide Ernesto was wonderful. We learned so much about the history of the city and the people. Our meal at a
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Lynsey S
10
Walking tour of San jose
We spent three hours on a walking tour with a local guide. The guide was excellent, the tour very interesting &
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Maureen S
Walkerton, Canada
4621
Great experience...well worth the money
Our guide Ernesto was very knowledgable, kind and patient. He answered all our questions. We saw a great overview
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Rebecca R
122
Excellent Tour!
We had one night in San Jose. We chose this activity to get a taste of San Jose and we are so happy we did.
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Key Details
  • Central Market (Mercado Central), San Jose Urban Adventures
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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