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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 History

Nowadays it does not have the same city life that San Jose has, but Cartago has many beautiful buildings that have been conserved since its capital city days. It is more relaxed and it is known as holding many of the Costa Rican factories and manufacturers in the country. Going back a few centuries, this is how Cartago lost its power as being the capital of Costa Rica. read more

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 Travel Guide

One of the first churches in Costa Rica was actually built in this city, the Iglesia del Convento which was built in 1635. Over the centuries though, the church suffered from damage caused by earthquakes and had five rebuilding attempts since then. It was eventually abandoned in 1910 but still remains as one of Costa Rica’s national monuments. Much of the architecture in the city was ruined in 1732 by the eruption of... read more

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