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Teatro Nacional Costa Rica

Second Ave. and Fifth St., San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2010 1111
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Since 1897, this elegant theater has been a source of pride.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guided tour” (72 reviews)
Second Ave. and Fifth St., San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2010 1111
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant is a little haven with good food, coffee and helpful staff. We tried a couple of regional coffees..freshly dripped at the table

Thank Anne M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A magnificent theater with a beautiful ambiance. All though it gets a little warm inside the acoustics is great and the concert we attended was wonderful.

Thank abarahona
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth to visit, interior design very similar to the Teatro Nacional in Buenos Aires but on a smaller scale. With paid entrance yo get guided tour.

Thank Andi R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit, if you go on the hour there is a free tour included in the cost of the ticket. The building itself is very beautiful. Worth a visit!

Thank Bethan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning facility which is a must visit for San Jose. The place is wonderful to tour but the guide cues you into so much that the books and the brochure miss. The wonderful adjustable floor of the concert hall and the mysterious illusion in the...More

1  Thank Pat C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a short tour of this amazing building. The architecture and sculptures were amazing. The upstairs walls are inlaid marble.

Thank winegal51
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good and interesting guided tour. Fascinating building and an insight into the country's history. Good on site cafe with yummy cakes

1  Thank kateandmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is nice to admire the few architectural pieces in San Jose that stand out from the concrete mass. This is definitely one of them and we would have loved to take the tour if we had more time.

Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit architectonic jewel, A masterpiece with many works of renown artists of the 19th century. A monument to culture built by day laborers.

Thank Juan Jose M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's small but packed with beautiful architecture. You get a feel of art here! Include as a part of your city stroll.

1  Thank Sukhada P
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23 August 2017|
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Response from mromero28 | Reviewed this property |
This theater is the most treasured building for Costa Rica. It's lobby is beautiful. I recommend you either take a guided tour for $10.00 usd or if have the opportunity, enjoy a play/performance . Their cafeteria is very... More
5 August 2017|
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Response from Henry M | Reviewed this property |
shows are about 2 hrs long. Visiting the theater may take 1 hour.
16 January 2017|
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Response from Kent_Kipper | Reviewed this property |
When I went to a performance of the ballet in December 2016, I booked in advance online. But I need not have bothered - there were many seats available and I could easily have got in on the evening - this was for the opening... More