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“Nice for San Jose”

Teatro Nacional Costa Rica
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Ranked #1 of 119 things to do in San Jose
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Owner description: Since 1897, this elegant theater has been a source of pride.
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59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Nice for San Jose”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

Pretty place, worth stopping by in a city of few sights. Nice artwork and sculptures, if you sit outside watch for the pigeons in the trees!

Visited March 2013
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Costa Rica
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Nice place”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Nice place to visit and to know some of the history of this country. You can also visit the underground museum right next to it

Visited March 2013
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Dallas/Fort Worth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great old theater”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

The theater is used for state visits. One night the Presidents of Costa Rica and Mexico had a grand gala here. It is beautiful with some interesting mechanical engineering to raise the main floor up tp the level of the stage for dancing.

Visited February 2013
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Awesome (and affordable) noon hour concerts”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Excellent value! Every Tuesday there are noon hour concerts of all different types (jazz, big band, comedic plays and more) for $3. Thursday evenings they have similar concerts in the Foyer, which is an oppulent hall in its upper floor.

Visited March 2013
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Lanlivery, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Not remarkable”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

The Costa Ricans are very proud of this theater but to Europeans it is very ordinary.Much better to go and see the market.

Visited February 2013
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