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The city San José is located in Costa Rica (Central America) and is ubicated on the geografic position of North 09° 54' and West 84° 02'.
San José is the capital of Costa Rica.
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24ºC (77ºF) all year with a wet season from May to October an dry the rest of the year.
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Information on San José (Costa Rica)
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area: place info
Mall San Pedro is situated in San Pedro de Montes de Oca, a district of San José, Costa Rica. It is a very popular place to pass your free time, due to the big variety of shops you can find in the Mall.
There are cafeterias, bars, restaurants, also the biggest discotheque of San José, Planet Mall, which is visited by people aged 16 years or more, as well as one of the most modern fitness centers, etc.
There are also all kinds of stores offering clothes, accessories, shoes, video games; in short: almost everything for your personal needs. The modern cinema halls are especially visited on Wednesdays, due to a special offer called two for one.
The Mall San Pedro is open including holidays and weekends and is one of the most modern commercial centers in Central America.
The festival of arts began in the middle of the nineties, like a way to approach Costa Ricans with scenic arts, especially the theater.
The festival will be on the station of the railroad from the Pacific, that this year fulfills its anniversary number 100. But this festival is not just about the theater; also the “ticos" will enjoy shows of dance, folklore, concerts with national artists, painters and sculptors. In addiction, one of the sets will have a sample of cinema.
The Festival would not de complete without the presence of international artists of great reputation. In this way, year after year, our festival it’s becoming a great spectacle worthy to appreciate.
The National Theatre was built in the year 1890. In the construction of this theater they intervened Costa Rican, Belgian and Italian. Being a legitimate Costa Rican pride, has been complemented with the “Plaza de la Cultura", the one that counts on art exposition galleries and cultural conferences with extensive and modern design which contrasts especially in its modernist style with the classic of the National Theatre.
This theater has seen to pass for its setting to the majority of the large theatrical companies of the world. Truly is an architectural feat and is a commemorative one that the love by the culture is alive and in good condition in Costa Rica.