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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 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

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 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

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