travelgrove Travel Guides

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

Cartago was the first capital of Costa Rica. As such around the town, a visitor will have the chance to see many colonial buildings. It is not very developed in terms of tourist destinations like museums, art galleries and major theatres. However, Cartago does have an exquisite landscape and outdoor adventures for tourists to visit. read more

Cartago History

In 1824, under the rule of Juan Mora Fernandez, the capital was moved to San Jose and Cartago lost many residents and future investments. Nowadays, Cartago is full of farmland and is much safer then the capital. If you ask a resident of Cartago about the loss of the civil war, they are grateful because today Cartago does not suffer from the same type of pollution as San Jose and it is much more quiet and tranquil. 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

Things about Cartago you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
There are no up to date travel tips for Cartago, Costa Rica
Be the first to post one.
Note: You may write a tip about any destination you like. This will help users who eventually plan on traveling there.


Members Who Have Been to Cartago

See who has been to Cartago and ask them a question (membership required)
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it