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On our way to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica we stopped in Cartago for lunch & checked Trip Advisor to see what there was to see in the area. We really enjoyed the old church ruins (c 1870). The ruins are very well maintained....More
If you are in Cartago, take the time to go see these ruins. Check first, the ruins are open to the public only on 1 or 2 days a week. But, you can see the entire outside of the building any day as they are...More
It's a nice place to visit for a few minutes. The gates were all locked so all we could do was peek in. It looked very peaceful inside. Outside, there were tons of garbage laying everywhere, there's a big area to sit in. Overall, nice...More
Adjacent to Cartago's plaza mayor are the ruins. Basically the remnants of what must have been a colossal building. Inside the former church they made a nice park, but it is not open to the public. At least not most of the time (people who...More
This was one of the most peaceful and strangely beautiful places to visit in Cartago. The ruins of the cathedral have been allowed to stand but a garden has sprung up in the interior. The grounds are well maintained but you can only walk outside...More
Hi. My name is Luis. I am from Cartago, Costa Rica. I been traveling for many years. Many times I dont give the proper attention to our local places. This time I will like to mention about "Las Ruinas de Cartago" in Costa Rica or...More
A place with a lot of history. An unfinished church...destroyed, ruins. A common meeting place for many, hardly missed because because is right at the center of Cartago. If you're lucky to find it open, enjoy a 5 minute walk inside.