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Teatro Popular Melico Salazar

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Address: Avenida 2 and calle 2 | Barrio La Merced, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 221-4952
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US$66.25*
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Discover Costa Rica's Capital City and Museums
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A National treasure

A National treasure with lots of history and beautiful personal memories ! Don't miss the chance to visit this jewel !!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Priscilla J
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A National treasure with lots of history and beautiful personal memories ! Don't miss the chance to visit this jewel !!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is very interesting if you visit San Jose, to visit this place inside and outside, is a very faimos theotre located in from of the central park near the cathedral. Is better not to miss in your tour.

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Nice theatre setting with good view of stage on second floor. Nice setting for Costa Rica night out. Disappointing no bar for interval drinks. Sad perhaps but was looking forward to it. Give it a try...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

One of our unique and special places of Costa Rica.. One of the few older buildings in the city, it is part of the history of culture of the country.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

If you happen to be in San Jose Downtown, go and visit the Theater Melico Salazar, before known as the Raventos Theater. It is a very nice architecture and in very good conditions. There are very nice presentations!

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Thank Franz S
San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

This theater is one of the very old jewels of the City. It burned down and reconstructed to it's original beauty. It is certainly not as rich as the National Theather, but since it belongs to the Government, usually tickets to the various presentations are very well priced and available. If you have a chance to attend any of the... More 

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Thank Carlos U
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

It is another piece of history like the National Theater, this one represents the desire of the poor population for culture so it is not as high class as the first one, but it is a nice place to visit.

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Thank Andres S
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

One of the most beaufitul buildings we have in San Jose downtown , Magid , educational and not expensive at all.come to visit us in Costa Rica

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Fairview Park, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Carmen presented with nice sets and singers. The original was designed by a Garnier from Costa Rica. I don't know if he was related to the one that designed the Paris Opera Garnier

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Nice vintage theater in the middle of San José. Best known for hosting Orquesta Filarmónica, which offers some of the greatest concerts you can find on Costa Rica.

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