Beautiful theather with lovely art work and history. I would recommend a guided tour to ensure you get all the history behind it.
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For $10, you can explore the whole theater including a large socializing room. The artwork and paintings are gorgeous.
It's a rather short visit, but the theatre is absolutely beautiful. We got to eavesdrop on the tour some people were taking inside. Highly recommended.
The National Theatre in central San Jose is one of the most prominent classical features in the capital and still hosts regular performances. On reaching it don’t go straight in through the obvious front entrance, but around the left side of the building to the...More
We went here to see a dance performance. It was built in the late nineteenth century and must once have been a splendid building. It's now in need of restoration, but still with a visit, highly ornate, and with an unusual painted ceiling. We sat...More
Interior and exterior the theater is lovely. An excellent landmark to meet and to gape at. I loved the statues inside. Something about the eyes. There is a little cafe inside. We did not go. It seemed very nice for ambience but looked pricey. Worth...More
It's the most beautiful building in Costa Rica. A guided tour takes around 45 min - 1 hour. The guides are kind. After that, my recommendation is to walk the building again and take more time watching the details. The Foyer room is astonishing. Finally,...More
It's a landmark in downtown San Jose and definitely a gorgeous architecture inside out. The cafe on the first floor is amazing and I'd highly recommend coming in 30 min earlier just for a coffee here. The decoration inside was in regal style and compatible...More
It is an interesting place to see while strolling through San Jose, with a very good cafe. You can pass to the inside and watch the theater room and the galleries, even if you do not participate in a visit nor attend a performance, on...More
On our first day in San Jose we stumbled upon the this national treasure while caught in the rain after lunch. We arrived just before an english speaking tour started. Though our guide had a super thick accent and it took a little time for...More