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They're closed for over a week since I've been here. Nothing on the schedule; nothing advertised. The kiosk in front of the building in the plaza is advertising the schedule from 2018 and this is 2019.
I had a guided tour which I enjoyed, it was interesting and the guide presented details about the history of the theatre, the construction and interior. I think it was one of the nicest things I did in my short stay in San Jose.
So, the coffee planters wanted some high class entertainment and got the government (workers) to pay for it.
However it came about, this is a beautiful building, a European style opera house that seems almost perfectly sized. Big enough to be grand, but small enough...More
Well worth the price of the tour. Our guide was so knowledgeable and we learned a lot about Costa Rica just from the history and events of the Teatro. You purchase the tickets from the ticket booth along side the building. Tours on the hour.
Was able to get a tour at 10:00 at a time that was not busy. the tour guide was pleasant and informative. Her story telling was well rehearsed and enjoyable to listen to. I booked an evening performance and it was an experience. The group...More
Great stop in San Jose. The guided tour is a must to get a little more insight into the history of this landmark and Costa Rica itself. Our guide spoke English and Spanish. As with all tours, the other tourists can make it a little...More
Having toured opera houses in Europe with my gf, I did not have the highest expectations for this San Jose touring option. We both agreed this was extremely impressive. Perhaps smaller than some European opera houses, but every bit as intricately appointed. Worth the price...More
Is a 19th century european built spectacular theater. Is both beautiful and well maintained. Very attractive and fascinating to see. It shows how wealthy the upper class was in times past in this country. The leather covered seats are worthwhile sitting in as they tip...More
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According to the theater's event calendar in the website, the only performances for the month of December are on December 2nd. Keep checking the website, for they may get more performances later. Hope this helps and have a... More
According to the theater's event calendar in the website, the only performances for the month of December are on December 2nd. Keep checking the website, for they may get more performances later. Hope this helps and have a great trip to CR!