Take a guided walk in San José and get to know the true character and the various flavours of this amazing city and its markets.
Look forward to a day full of delicacies and interesting stories
Learn all you need to know about local markets
Taste traditional fruits and delicacies
The local markets offer a colourful opportunity to experience the culture of another country. Take advantage of them and join our guides on a market tour.
On this tour we will discuss the history behind the 136th anniversary of our central market and the history of the first markets that existed in our capital. We will reveal some secrets and taste some of the flavours that make our markets unique.
You will meet your guide in front of our National Theatre and he will tell you a little about the history and the economic conditions that led to the construction of this magnificent building.
Then we continue a few blocks and travel back in time to see where it all began: where, when and why San Jose was born and how it became the capital.
Once inside the market, your local guide will show you some of the hidden secrets of it and you will be able to try our unique local flavours, from tropical seasonal fruits to traditional cuisine, legendary ice cream and of course our world famous Costa Rican coffee.
Please inform us of any specific nutritional requirements at the time of booking.
The tour includes short walks and takes place in all weather conditions, please dress accordingly.
The children's rate is only valid in combination with two paying adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
• Tasting of food
• Local tour guide
• Pick-up and return from hotel (if option selected)
Option 1: You will be picked up at your hotel. Option 2: The National Theatre of Costa Rica (3rd St and 2nd Ave). Our guides wear a yellow shirt.
Please bring your booking confirmation.
This deal can be cancelled for free up to one day before the date of the activity.
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