in La Unión of Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica
- Area de Conservación Guanacaste (Unesco heritage, 71 mi)
- Precolumbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís (Unesco heritage, 121 mi)
- Zoo Ave (zoo, (21 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 9.906 and -83.988 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 9° 54' 23" and W -83° 59' 15"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Colon - CRC
- Spoken languages:
- Spanish, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:28 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: America/Costa_Rica
- UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:36 am and 5:46 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Bantam Village
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Discover Tres Ríos
Tres Ríos in La Unión (Provincia de Cartago) with it's 10,430 citizens is a place in Costa Rica a little east of San Jose, the country's capital city.
Current time in Tres Ríos is now 07:28 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Costa Rica with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports near Tres Ríos. The closest airport in Costa Rica is Tobias Bolanos International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Costa Rica is Area de Conservación Guanacaste in a distance of 71 mi (or 113 km), North-West. We encountered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: San Pedro, Cartago, San Jose, Heredia and Monterrey. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
CASA CONDE HOTEL AND SUITES
Boutique Hotel Jade
Hotel Rincon de San Jose
The Palm House Inn
Boutique Hotel Casa Orquídeas
Hotel Casa Blanca 506
Hotel Casa Cambranes
Hotel y Restaurante El Guarco
Videos from this area
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Viaje por Tres Rios
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Alfonso Pocho Vega: El mascararero de Tres Rios
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Tres Ríos-San José en Tren (Trayecto Completo)
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15 septiembre de 2011 en Tres Ríos, Costa Rica
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Residencial de Anturios
Residencial con una sola via de acceso, en el Este, Entre el Hipermas y Terramall.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Calle de la Amargura
The Calle de la Amargura ("Bitterness Street") is a four-block-long street located in San Pedro de Montes de Oca and is one of the best-known zones in San José, Costa Rica. La Calle, as it is often called, is very close to the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and other important higher education centers.
National Theatre of Costa Rica
The National Theatre of Costa Rica (Spanish: Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica) is the national theatre of Costa Rica. It is located in the central section of San José, Costa Rica. Construction began in 1891, and it opened to the public on 21 October 1897 with a performance of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust. The National Theatre stood as a cultural asset of the country during a time when coffee exports were a source of its success.
Estadio José Rafael Fello Meza Ivankovich
Estadio Jose Rafael "Fello" Meza Ivankovich is a multi-use stadium in Cartago, Costa Rica. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of C.S. Cartaginés. The stadium holds 13,500 people and was built in 1949.
Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles (Basílica)
The Basílica de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles (Our Lady of the Angels Basilica) is a Roman Catholic basilica in Costa Rica, located in the city of Cartago and dedicated to the Virgen de los Pardos, officially known as Virgen de los Ángeles (the Lady of the Angels). The basilica was built in 1639 and was partially destroyed by an earthquake. The basilica has since been restored and constitutes a unique mix of colonial architecture as well as 19th century Byzantine style.
Curridabat is a city of the San José Province in Costa Rica. It is situated on the eastern border of the city, San José, above the Desamparados Canton, and below the Montes de Oca Canton. Curridabat has a population of around 34,000 people. This city is part of the canton of Curridabat which has four districts: Curridabat, Granadilla, Sanchez, and Tirrases.
Tierra Blanca, Cartago
Tierra Blanca is a populated place in Tierra Blanca District, Cartago Canton, Costa Rica, about 3 miles due north of the city of Cartago, Costa Rica; resting on the slopes of the mountain whose summit is the Irazú Volcano Volcan Irazu. Tierra Blanca is at an elevation of about 2000 m above sea level.
Cartago is the name of the first canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 287.77 square kilometres, and has a population of 140,686 (estimate as of 2003). The city of Cartago is the capital city of the canton, and although, the provincial capital of province of Cartago.
Oreamuno is the name of the seventh canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 202.31 km², and has a population of 41,584. The capital city of the canton is San Rafael. The canton extends from its suburban capital city of San Rafael northward into the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range). Irazú Volcano looms large in the northern reaches of the canton. The canton of Oreamuno is subdivided into 5 distritos (districts).
El Guarco (canton)
El Guarco is the name of the eighth canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 167.69 square kilometres, and has a population of 36,291 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is El Tejar. El Guarco is an elongated canton that stretches southeast from its capital city to encompass a swatch of the Cordillera de Talamanca (Talamanca Mountain Range). The Carretera Interamericana delineates the canton's lengthy southwestern border.
Goicoechea is the name of the eighth canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 31.5 km, and has a population of 124,704. The capital city of the canton is Guadalupe. The elongated canton snakes its way through the suburban areas just north of San José Centro, climbing steadily into the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range) until it reaches it eastern limit between the Río Durazno (on its northern boundary) and the Río Tiribí (on the south).
Gravilias de Desamparados
Gravilias de Desamparados is one of the twelve districts of the Canton of Desamparados, San Jose, Costa Rica. The district's name comes from one species of tree widely used to provide shadow to coffee plantations.
El Tejar del Guarco
The correct name is Tejar de El Guarco. Tejar is the capital city of the El Guarco Canton, in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. Read news about Tejar, El Guarco and Cartago at
Merced District, the second "distrito" of San José Canton, in Costa Rica, is one of the four administrative units that form San José downtown properly. This division is merely commercial, but covers an important part of "josefino" life and activities.
Catedral District, the fourth "distrito" of San José Canton, Costa Rica, is one of the four administrative units that form San José downtown properly. The district receives its name because of the Cathedral and the catholic Archdiocese of San José, the only archdiocese in the country which lies between its boundaries, along with several other government buildings. The population density is the highest of the four downtown districts.
Zapote District, San José
Zapote District, the fifth "distrito" of San José Canton, Costa Rica, is one of the administrative units surrounding San José downtown. The district is primarily residential, although there are some government buildings, standing out the Presidential House, seat of the government.
San Francisco de Dos Ríos District
San Francisco de Dos Ríos District, the sixth "distrito" of San José Canton, Costa Rica, is one of the administrative units surrounding San José downtown. The district is primarily residential and industrial. It's also famous for the numerous motels between its boundaries.
Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
The Museo Nacional de Costa Rica is the national museum of Costa Rica, located in the capital of San José. It is located at Calle 17, between Central and Second Avenue, Cuesta de Moras, in the Bellavista Fortress, a crenallated, ochre colored building opposite the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica. The fortress was built in 1917 and was originally a military barracks: the exterior walls still have many bullets lodged in them from the country's 1948 civil war.
Hospital Calderón Guardia
Hospital Calderón Guardia is a hospital in San José, Costa Rica. It is a 622-bed hospital, which is managed by the Costa Rican Social Security System. It has surgical theaters, cardiac and intensive care units and a urology department.
Parroquia San Antonio de Padua
The Parroquia San Antonio de Padua, commonly known as the Iglesia de Curridabat is a church located in Curridabat, Costa Rica.
Tobosi is a town in the province of Cartago, Costa Rica, located about 12 miles southwest of the city of Cartago. It is also known as San Juan de Tobosi, because St. John the Evangelist is the patron guardian. Tobosi is one of the oldest towns in the country. The illegal sharing of Indians made in 1569 by Governor But Afan de Ribera and Gomez Tobosi dwellers were given in encomienda of Juan de Cardenas, Sheriff and Sheriff council of Cartago in the Afan de Ribera expedition to Tierra Adentro.
Parmenio Medina Pérez (January 2, 1939 - July 7, 2001) was a Colombian radio broadcaster and journalist. He was a naturalized citizen of Costa Rica. Medina was a known as a critical journalist widely viewed as inconvenient for organizations accused of abuse or corruption such as the case of the 1979 Vuelta Ciclista a Costa Rica or a 1993 scandal about sport footwear imports. His journalistic work was focused on radio, mostly in journalistic investigations.
Estadio Jorge "Cuty" Monge
Estadio Jorge "Cuty" Monge is a multi-use stadium in Desamparados, Costa Rica. It is currently used mostly for football matches, on club level by Brujas F.C. of the Primera División de Costa Rica. The stadium has a capacity of 5,500 spectators.
Ipís de Goicoechea
Ipís is the fifth district of the Goicoechea county, which is in turn the eighth (08) county of the first province of Costa Rica, San José (1). Its postal code is 10805.
Tres Ríos, Cartago
Tres Ríos (Three Rivers) is the first district capital city and the canton of La Union in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. It is located approximately 12 miles east of San Jose and 11 miles west of Carthage. Is sitting at an elevation of 1345 m and its length is 2.39 km ². The district's estimated population is 9,300 people (2010).
Chinatown, San José
Not to be confused with the defunct Chinatown of San Jose, California Chinatown in San José, is an urban area located in the capital of Costa Rica. It is the first of its kind in a Central American city. The area began to develop as a commercial center during the last decades of the twentieth century, basically with the advent of supermarkets, shops and some restaurants whose owners are Chinese. The neighborhood was officially opened on Wednesday 5 December 2012.
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May Day San José
Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
La Unión, Tres Ríos