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Teatro Popular Melico Salazar

Avenida 2 and calle 2 | Barrio La Merced, Costa Rica
221-4952
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Avenida 2 and calle 2 | Barrio La Merced, Costa Rica
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221-4952
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good acoustic from anywhere in the theater kind of old and requires some maintenance, but is a good place to go see events.

Thank Tizoc S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect way to cap your day. People are dressed well coming into the theater and the gallery offers great views, not only of the stage but of the small details of architecture in the theater. Built in the 1920's this building has been restored...More

Thank Oszel Marc T
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

One of San Jose's jewels, been there many times to attend the Costa Rica Philharmonic, its very comfortable and also very easy to arrive to...

Thank MRodriguezcr
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Not as posh as Teatro Nacional, Melico never dissapoints. Shows are on time, the clientelle is more varied and less snob than TN and the location is just as convenient. The top floor is OK just make sure that you arrive at least 1 hour...More

Thank Boris C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The theater is located in a nice area in San Jose, though very crowded so you need to plan in advance. Going to the event is one of the best experiences and shows I've seen in Costa Rica is the amazing performance of the Philharmonic...More

Thank isabella P
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I went with my mother to see "El cascanueces" and it was simply amazing, we just love it, the presentation was spectacular.

Thank KathyHeuberger
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A National treasure with lots of history and beautiful personal memories ! Don't miss the chance to visit this jewel !!

Thank Priscilla J
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Is very interesting if you visit San Jose, to visit this place inside and outside, is a very faimos theotre located in from of the central park near the cathedral. Is better not to miss in your tour.

Thank Nico S
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Nice theatre setting with good view of stage on second floor. Nice setting for Costa Rica night out. Disappointing no bar for interval drinks. Sad perhaps but was looking forward to it. Give it a try...

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 20 July 2016

One of our unique and special places of Costa Rica.. One of the few older buildings in the city, it is part of the history of culture of the country.

Thank ticacrc
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Dasher69
Does Teatro Melico have a "box office" to buy tickets in person the week before, or the day of, a performance? I'd like to buy tickets in person for "Nutcracker" (coming soon).
22 November 2016|
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