On this fascinating tour, guests are regaled with stories of the art, architecture and people behind Costa Rica's crown jewel, the...
On the southern side of the Plaza de la Cultura resides the Teatro Nacional, San José’s most revered building. Constructed in 1897, it...
Plaza de la Cultura
For many Ticos, Costa Rica begins here. This architecturally unremarkable concrete plaza in the heart of downtown is usually packed with...
If you’re drinking the night away with Ticos, you might find yourself here at 4am, clutching a cold one and professing your love for...
Alma de Café
One of the most beautiful cafes in the city, this atmospheric spot evokes early-20th-century Vienna. In other words, a perfect place to...
Calles 3 & 5 btwn Avs Central & 2 · interesting places nearby
Teatro Nacional information
Costa Rica’s most important theater stages plays, dance, opera, symphony, Latin American music and other major events. The main season runs from March to November, but there are performances throughout the year.