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When you walk in, you get an absolutely different feeling. The walk around will take you no more... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
JuliaReitor
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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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After our visit to the Cathedral de los angels we came here. Although the church is a ruin their is... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Paul K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can make a nice stroll around the ruins, but not enter the place itself. It is an oasis in the middle of the city of Cartago, in itself quite pretty.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank QuintenJ
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is not a drive from San José just to see this kind of place. We could not enter, so we walked around the church looking through the locked gates. It took no more than 15 minutes.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank viajarwithmike
Reviewed 7 July 2018

When you walk in, you get an absolutely different feeling. The walk around will take you no more than 15 mins. It is a free. The day we went it closed at 2pm. But don't know about the schedule for sure. There are signs inside...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JuliaReitor
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A good spot for a short rest on a grassy spot in hte shade of one of the old thick walls. Or if you up to it explore the ruins

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank finallyfree
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

After our visit to the Cathedral de los angels we came here. Although the church is a ruin their is a ton of history. If you are in Cartago with an hour to spare it is worth a quick look.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Paul K
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I took nice pictures and again its close to the basilica so, why not stop by and experience it......

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ermeya02
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Located in the centre of Cartago. Great place to go around and chill out by learning the story and enjoying the good coffee.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Before going to the volcano we had time to visit Cartago, we found it very easy since it is downtown and Cartago is not that big. It was closed but we walk around at peek in through the openings. Well worth the visit..

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RWPrider
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Plan to spend 20-30 minutes here to walk around the ruins. Nice place to stretch your legs and take a few photos.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Amy S
Reviewed 12 December 2017

These ruins are of the cathedral which was destroyed a couple of times by earthquakes. There were beautiful gardens inside, as well as a nativity scene with live sheep and a cow (for Christmas). There is no charge for entry.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MikeD602014
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