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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
Description: City Walking Tours, Sightseeing Tours of San Jose, Costa Rica...
City Walking Tours, Sightseeing Tours of San Jose, Costa Rica. Food,History, Culture and Art.
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I had a fabulous walking tour of San Jose with Barrio Birds! Carla gave me an insider's view of the city. I learned a lot about the history, art, and food. Just a wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Palo Alto, California
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Palo Alto, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I had a fabulous walking tour of San Jose with Barrio Birds! Carla gave me an insider's view of the city. I learned a lot about the history, art, and food. Just a wonderful experience!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Just a short note: I only found these guys on TripAdvisor early Saturday morning, & contacted them straight away through their website, to see if I could join their daily tour & do yoga ($38) on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. Their online form submission said they'd get back to me within 24-72 hours, depending on the urgency of the request.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

San José is a beautiful walking city with many hidden surprises. Our guide Carla was excellent, and is a true participant in the city's revitalization. This company is hip, sharing history but also the newest urban places to check out and how city Ticos live, not the countryside always depicted. Lots of culture to enjoy and expanded my view of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

highly recommend touring with Carla, our street art tour was perfectly tailored to our interests and even though the weather did not cooperate we did not missed a bit. we loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Like many other people have previously mentioned, this was such a worthwhile opportunity to get a brief overview of San Jose. It was a pleasure to be led by my guide, Carla, who was extremely knowledgeable about the city, its history and Costa Rican culture. Thank you!

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

Thank you for the kind review, we are glad you liked the yummy food! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

our guide met us at a park in town, wee chose the city tour and the art tour. The tours lasted about 3 hours, The guide kept us entertained and we got to see a fair bit of the city with lots of local anecdotes and very personal insight. She even got us to try some strange fruit and got... More 

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

Thank you so much, we're glad you had such a nice time exploring San Jose with us! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We (family of 4 with two teens) arrived in San Jose yesterday, and I noticed this tour on Trip Advisor. I thought it might be an interesting way to see San Jose, so sent an email, and was able to join a 3 hour walking/food tour set up for the following day. We are staying downtown (Balmoral) and the tour... More 

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

We are so happy to hear that you had fun with us and the whole family. Thanks so much and travel safely! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I ended up on a tour by myself and had a great time. Visited lots of really great places and Carla gave me lots of really great tips about where to go (and where to avoid). Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Even though I spend much time in CR and visit down town SJ on and off, I never really appreciated much more than what my eyes took in on the infrequent visits. However when my sister and her bf came to visit Costa Rica and SJ for a few days, I decided this would be a good time filler. WOW,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Carla provided enough information about San José and tico history without overloading too many details. The mixed city walk and art walk wandered through lush, well kept urban parks, along streets filled with street art, through the museum district and genteel neighbourhood of Amon to finish in the hectic, colourful Central Market. You hear a lot of negative comments about... More 

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Address: Templo de la Musica, Parque Morazan, Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 6280 6169
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
Average Prices: USD 20 - 20

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