in Paraíso of Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica
- Area de Conservación Guanacaste (Unesco heritage, 78 mi)
- Precolumbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís (Unesco heritage, 112 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 9.838 and -83.866 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 9° 50' 17" and W -83° 51' 56"
- 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: 09:08 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: America/Costa_Rica
- UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:38 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
Delve into Paraíso
Paraíso in Paraíso (Provincia de Cartago) with it's 39,702 habitants is a city located in Costa Rica about 16 mi (or 26 km) south-east of San Jose, the country's capital town.
Current time in Paraíso is now 09:08 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Costa Rica with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Paraíso. The closest airport in Costa Rica is Tobias Bolanos International Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 33 km), North-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 78 mi (or 126 km), North-West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cartago, San Pedro, San Pablo, San Marcos and San Jose. 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
Hotel Paraiso Orocay Lodge Hotel
La Casona del Cafetal
Hotel y Restaurante El Guarco
Videos from this area
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Baile Tipico Ticas Lindas UCR Paraiso 2009
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Paraíso cuarta etapa de la XLVIII Vuelta Ciclista Internacional a Costa Rica en HD
Paraíso cuarta etapa de la XLVIII Vuelta Ciclista Internacional a Costa Rica 2012.
Residencial Los Laureles
Paraiso, Cartago, Costa Rica Dirección Del Campo Ayala 900 metros Sur y 500 metros Este Teléfonos: (506) 2575-0060 / 8712-0264 Sala de Ventas (506) 2234-0065 Oficinas Centrales www.desarrol.
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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.
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.
Orosi is a town in the Cartago Province in Costa Rica, about 35 kilometers south of the capital San José. Orosi is situated on the Reventazón River in the Orosi Valley. The cultivation of coffee is the leading industry in the area. Orosi has a population of approximately 4,600 and has the oldest Catholic church still in use in Costa Rica. The church, Iglesia de San Jose de Orosi, was built in 1743 during the Colony.
San Marcos, Costa Rica
San Marcos or San Marcos de Tarrazú is the capital city of the canton of Tarrazú in the province of San José in Costa Rica. It is also the name of the distrito (district) that includes the city. The district of San Marcos covers an area of 42.07 km², and has a population of 8,817. The city lies at an elevation of 1,429 meters above sea level in a mountainous area known as Los Santos, 70 kilometers south of the national capital city of San José.
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.
Paraíso is the name of the second canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 411.91 square kilometres, and has a population of 55,923 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is also called Paraíso. Paraíso is an elongated canton that stretches southeast from its capital city to encompass a swatch of the Cordillera de Talamanca (Talamanca Mountain Range).
Jiménez is the name of the fourth canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 286.43 square kilometres, and has a population of 14,934 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is Juan Viñas. The Turrialba River forms the northern boundary of the canton of Jiménez, with the Reventazón River and Atirro River establishing the eastern border and the Pejibaye River delineating a major portion of the canton's border on the west.
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.
Alvarado is the name of the sixth canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 81.06 km², and has a population of 13,078. The capital city of the canton is Pacayas. The defunct Caribbean railway line delineates a portion of the southern boundary of the oval-shaped canton, along with the Río Reventazón.
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
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.
Santa Lucía de Paraíso
Santa Lucía is the youngest of the districts of Paraíso, Costa Rica. It started as a "precario" in the mid eighties, that is a piece of land that was invaded by homeless people who built makeshift houses until the land was granted to them by the government so that they became the owners of the properties. The population grew so rapidly that in less than 20 years, and even if its size is just a couple of miles long, it was declared a new district.
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.
Lake Cachi (Spanish: Lago de Cachí) is an artificial lake in central Costa Rica created by the Cachí Dam (Represa de Cach), an arch dam which is located in Tapantí National Park, to the southeast of Cartago in Cartago Province. The main town is Cachí, located away from the east bank of the lake. Built in the 1970s, it was one of the first hydroelectric projects in Costa Rica. It has an installed capacity of 102 MW with three units of 34 MW capacity each (Vertical Francis turbines).
Santiago District, Paraíso
Santiago District is one of the districts of Paraíso Canton, Cartago Province, Costa Rica.
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).
Pejibaye District, Jiménez
Pejibaye District is a district in Jiménez Canton, Costa Rica.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Paraíso.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: