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Cartago Map, Costa Rica

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Cartago Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Cartago with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Cartago useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Cartago!

Cartago Sightseeing

In Cartago City, there are a few places which you must visit. These include the Ruins and the Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles. The Ruins is a site in Cartago’s Central Park where many residents of Cartago had previously tried to build a church. However, none of the attempts were successful due to earthquakes. In 1841, the citizens tried to build a cathedral in the same spot as all of the attempts. Just as... read more

Cartago History

Costa Rica became independent from Spanish rule because of the Mexican Revolution in 1823. However, all Central American countries, including Costa Rica, fell under the rule of the First Mexican Empire. Costa Ricans that resided in the provinces of Alajuela and San Jose were furious by this decision while the residents in the capital city of Cartago and Heredia approved the decision to be united with the Mexican Empire... read more

Cartago Travel Guide

Cartago is situated around 25 kilometers from the east of the capital of Costa Rica, which is San Jose. A forty-minute bus ride from the capital city will lead you to Cartago.  With an elevation of about 1,435 m above sea level, Cartago is where you can find the Irazú Volcano. Cartago, which is currently the capital of the Cartago Province, sits on an area of 152.68 square kilometers which includes seven districts... read more

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