Cartago, home of many historic monuments
Known as the Ancient Metropoli, Cartago is Costa Rica’s most important area in matters of colonial art. It is a land of traditions and religiosity. You'll admire the Irazú(at highest altitude in the country, 3.432 meters over sea level) and Turrialba volcanoes; and also the imposing Cerro Chirripó, the highest point in Costa Rica (3.600 meters over sea level).
- Boundary : Heredia, Limòn and San José
- Mountains and volcanoes : Irazú, Turrialba and Guarco, Cerros Urán and Chirripó volanoas.
- Rivers: Reventado, Reventazón, Palomo, Great of Orosí, Macho, Tiribí, Chirripó, Tuis and Pejibaye, among others.
- A resident of the province of Cartago is named «Cartaginés» (masculine), «Cartaginesa» (feminine) and «Cartagineses» (plural).
- Historic Buildings : Basilica of our Lady of the Angels, Colonial Church of Orosí, Kurietí Indian Natural History Museum, San José of Orosi Religious Art Museum, Our Lady of Ujarrás Museum, Elías Leiva Ethnographic Museum, Omar Salazar Obando Regional Museum.
Visiting all these places will certainly make you hungry. Like any other places, Cartago has many restaurants that will meet the highest requirements of those who know what they love in terms of gastronomy. According to Tripadvisor, there are 10 restaurants that stand out from the others with a score of 4 or more on 5. In those 10, Andiamo, La Hildalguia and Novillo Alegre hit a 4.5/5. Bocadito Del Cielo hits a 4/5. Which such great scores, there’s no doubt that hospitality, a great ambiance and exquisite food are on the menu as well.