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  1. Costa Rica
  2. San José Province
  3. San Jose

San Jose: Market Tour and Traditional Food with a Local

Product ID: 311923
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Explore San Jose like a local and get to know the Ticos culture, traditions, and food. Learn about the history of the city from your expert guide and discover why its markets are so important to Costa Rica's culture.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn about San Jose's history and markets
  • Taste delicious and unique traditional dishes
  • Get to know the locals and it's culture
Full description
From the meeting point at the National Theatre of Costa Rica, begin the walking tour by admiring the beauty of this architectural jewel. Learn the building’s history and the importance it has played in the development of the city. Walking through the city with your small group, learn about its history, iconic places, and, of course, its markets.

As soon as you get to the San José Central Market, you'll taste traditional dishes, meet the locals, and get to know the best places for eating and shopping in this unique place. Taste seasonal fresh fruits, delicious coffee, the best ice cream on earth, and the most representative traditional dishes.
  • Appetizers
  • Seasonal fresh fruit
  • Coffee
  • Ice cream
  • Local expert guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point: Main door of the National Theatre of Costa Rica. We'll be there wearing our yellow uniforms with Carpe Chepe logo.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Cash
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• There is a moderate amount of walking involved in this tour
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Carpe Chepe San Jose Tours

Product ID: 311923