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Address: Templo de la Musica, Parque Morazan, Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 6280 6169
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Group & Private City Tours of San Jose, Costa Rica and Central Valley...

Group & Private City Tours of San Jose, Costa Rica and Central Valley day-trips.

Food, History, Culture and Art.

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USD 29.00*
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Bird's Nest: 2-hour San Jose City Highlights Walking Tour
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Artist Bird - San Jose Creative Side Walking Tour

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Very comprehensive and enjoyable!

It being my first time in San José, I wanted to get a feel for the landmarks, people, rhythm and vibe of the city. My tour with Silvia accomplished exactly that and more. My... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Maggie W
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Tampa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our tour guide was Lorena. She seemed shy and soft spoken. Sometimes she had difficulty finding the correct translations from Spanish to English. She met us on time. There were a total of 6 in our group. She took us to several different buildings of various architectural style around the city. The tour does not include touring any of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It being my first time in San José, I wanted to get a feel for the landmarks, people, rhythm and vibe of the city. My tour with Silvia accomplished exactly that and more. My friend and I were the only two on the tour and we very much enjoyed our essentially "private" walk of the town. Silvia was accompanied by... More 

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

We loved showing you around! Thank you, we really strive to offer a tour that goes beyond dates and names. Most people don't receive information on Costa Rica and we try to put San Jose and the country in the context of what is going on in the entire world. More 

Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first trip to Costa Rica started with 2 days in San Jose. We did a 3 hour tour - historic, cultural & arts combined. Sylvia was our guide and we loved the experience. We learned a lot about the city, the country and Central America in general. Sylvia was very knowledgeable on a variety of subjects and she was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our charming shared the proud history of Costa Rica. She shared architectural highlights. The additional hour food tour is a must. The Historic Central Market is a delight for senses

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thanks! Everyone LOVES eating on our tours. More 

Pewaukee, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the food tour and my husband and I ended up being the only people on the tour. Our guide met us in the park at the assigned time and took us on a very nice walk, pointing out different buildings and sharing some of the history of San Jose. She was very friendly, her English was very good,... More 

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! We strive for that intimate, insider experience. We are so glad you enjoyed it! More 

Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A really great glimpse into the food options around San Jose. The market tour was definitely a highlight!

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing. Our food tour is VERY popular! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

San Jose can be a slightly overwhelming city for a first time solo traveller but the walking tour uncovered some real gems as well as pointing out places to explore afterwards. Real local knowledge and some lovely places seen - helped to uncover the wonders of the city!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

This tour was great and we went to many top tourist locations around the city. The guide was very nice, informative and patient for every time we wanted to stop and take pictures. I think (for an extra fee) it would have been nice to go in one of the museums or the contemporary art museum to look around. It... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We did the Bird's Nest with Silvia on our first morning in San Jose and it was a great introduction to the city and to Costa Rica. She showed us a lot of interesting buildings we would not otherwise have found and told us a lot of history we would not have heard. Her English was very good. She took... More 

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, we are so happy to share San Jose and Silvia LOVES San Jose! More 

Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great tour- our group of kids- ages 6-11 enjoyed it as much as we adults. The tour guide was fantastic, knowledgeable, fun, definitely worth the price to start off our day in San Jose.

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! We are so happy we were able to accommodate the various ages! - Stacey More 

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