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Costa Rica is a peaceful country with a traquil and laid back atmosphere. Cultural tours allow visitors to know about Costa Rica history and cultural heritage, and to understand the soul of the Costa Rican people and the meaning of Costa Rica's "pura vida" (pure life).

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CHOCOLATE AND COFFEE TOURS

Rate starting
$55.00
Per person, transportation and taxes included

CHOCOLATE TASTING TOUR

When you mention the word "chocolate," Switzerland or Belgium is usually what comes to mind. But what most people don't know is that this delicacy originated in Central America and that it was first enjoyed as a spicy beverage, rather than a sweet confection ... More

 
Rate starting
$32.00
Per person, kids $12.00, taxes included

EL TRAPICHE TOUR - SUGAR, COFFEE AND COCOA

El Trapiche tour offers a guided tour of about 2 hours. It begins with a tour around the farm which may have an opportunity to observe the different plantations located therein, besides crossing a small patch of forest where occasionally wildlife can be found... More

 
Rate starting
$30.00
Per person, taxes included

DON JUAN COFFEE TOUR

The tour begins with a brief insight into the wonderful world of coffee followed by the history of Costa Rican coffee and its importance in the socio-economic development. Later on during the tour we will cover other aspects of the Costa Rican culture and traditions ... More

 
Rate starting
$72.00
Per person, taxes included

DOKA ESTAE COFFEE TOUR

Doka Estate is a working coffee farm located in the coffee capital of Costa Rica, Sabanilla, Alajuela, on the rich and fertile slopes of the Poás Volcano. The farm belongs to the Costa Rican Vargas Ruiz family, coffee production pioneers for over 70 years... More

 
 

MUSEUMS AND ART GALLERIES


Costa Rica National Museum view
RATE $10.00

NATIONAL MUSEUM

The National Museum is located in San José, Costa Rica, 17th street, Central and 2nd Avenue, in Cuesta de Moras, east side of Plaza de la Democracia. It saw the light by the end of the XIX century, encouraged by the liberal project of "order and progress" that reorganized national culture by means of changes in education and the development of institutions with cultural and scientific purposes... More

Open from Tuesday to Saturday - 8:30 a.m. a 4:30 p.m. 
Sunday - 9:00 a.m. a 4:30 p.m. 

 

Armadillo shaped pot
1000 - 1300 d.C
RATE $10.00

CENTRAL BANK OF COSTA RICA MUSEUMS

The Central Bank of Costa Rica concerned about the cultural and archaeological heritage of Costa Rica, formed the collection of pre-Columbian gold between 1950 and 1974. At the same time boosted its collection of coins and began to acquire works of national art. Initially created a public gallery in the main building of the Bank, but when the collection grew, it was decided to build a museum... More

Open Every day from 9:15a.m. – 5:00p.m.

 
RATE $8.00

JADE MUSEUM - PRE-COLUMBIAN JADE

The pre-Columbian collection kept by the Jade Museum, is comprised of a wide variety of ceramic artifacts, bone, wood, shell and stone like statuary, grindstones, grinding hands, especially with objects made by specialists, from a variety of semi precious mineral known within the Costa Rican archeology and jades... More

Open:
Monday to Friday from 8:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.
Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

 

FREE

COSTA RICAN ART MUSEUM

The Costa Rican Art Museum leads the main activities related to the arts in Costa Rica; collects and exhibits works of national and international artists, plastic confrontation and stimulates critical thinking and contributes to the formation of the public who visit through educational and recreational programs.

Open:
From Tuesday through Sunday - From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 
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