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Barrio Bird Walking Tours

Templo de la Musica, Parque Morazan, Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 6280 6169
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“food tour” (13 reviews)
“street art” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Templo de la Musica, Parque Morazan, Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
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+506 6280 6169
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was very informative and allowed me to see a side of San Jose I would not have been able to see on my own. The pace we walked at was great and it was hard to believe that the tour was 2...More

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

Thanks Barb, we loved showing your group around. San Jose is a great size to see a lot walking!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked and paid for a walking tour before we left home for our trip to Costa Rica about a month in advance it was for our final morning. The evening before the tour due to start at 10am the next morning we got an...More

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

Hi Adrian, again we are sorry we could not offer the original tour you booked. We notified you immediately that we had a sick guide (the number of qualified staff we have is finite, especially in low season, and we will not invent a guide...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The center of San Jose contains beautiful turn of the century (19th to 20th) buildings (homes, factories, warehouses) that are easily missed on a bus or van tour. Some are in walking-only areas, others in neighborhoods where the vehicles don't stop. In all cases they...More

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

Thank you! Silvia is great, we're glad you took so much information away!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met with Lorena, our locally born guide for the 'Foodie Tour', with an extra helping of history. Lorena told us all about a number of architecturally important buildings, including the National Theatre, Central Bank and Post Office along the route to the Central Market....More

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

Thank you Adrian, we're so happy you enjoyed it. There usually is coffee, sometimes routes or personal interests steer our guides towards other selections. Safe travels!

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We only had 1 night in San Jose and weren't sure what to expect from the city. We had booked the walking tour for right after our arrival. It was a perfect introduction to the city and a great way to get our bearings. The...More

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

Thank you, we make sure our guides speak great English so clients can understand and learn. Safe travels!

Reviewed 20 March 2017

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...More

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

Thank you for your review. This is atypical feedback so I'll look into it right away. You should feel well educated on culture and interesting history by the end. I'm sorry that was not your experience!

Reviewed 11 March 2017

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...More

Thank Maggie W
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...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

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...More

Thank kschaller4444
Reviewed 8 March 2017

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

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

Thanks! Everyone LOVES eating on our tours.

Reviewed 22 February 2017

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...More

Thank crmcwolf
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!

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bronx842000
We also booked a walking tour and cannot find where it begins. It is under the name "Meggie" and starts in 1.5 hours. Please respond to our email inquiries.
13 July 2016|
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Response from Bellaiis | Property representative |
We already spoke. Thank you.
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Cristina K
Hi, I tried a couple times to email an inquiry regarding a walking tour and transportation, but have not received any reply via your website and via direct email. Do you guys not reply if a date requested for a tour is not available? Thanks
28 January 2016|
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Response from Capt_of_Adventure | Reviewed this property |
I am not familiasr with this companies policies on responding to your request but maybe a link to their facebook page will help. If you need more help feel free to ask and I will do my best too. BarrioBirdWalkingTours
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LeslieLorraine
I just booked a walking tour but I cannot see where the tour starts on your website- where do I meet the tour at? Thank you.
6 January 2016|
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Response from Bellaiis | Property representative |
Hi Leslie, will respond via your email. Cheers, Stacey
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