Costa Rica – ACTIVITIES – Nightlife – Theaters – San Jose

National Theater
 San José’s foremost architectural showpiece, the National Theater is a source of pride to Costa Ricans everywhere. Inaugurated on October 19, 1897 with a performance of “Faust” by the Paris Opera Company, the building’s origins date to 1890 when the Italian opera singer, Angela Pelati, gave a number of performances in Guatemala but refused to come to Costa Rica due to the lack of a proper theater. The members of the country’s coffee elite proposed that a theater be built in San José to correct this situation and agreed to contribute five centavos per exported sack of coffee to more..


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openinghours: Mon -Sat, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,

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