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Explore San Francisco in Costa Rica.

San Francisco in the region of Cartago is a town in Costa Rica - some 13 mi (or 21 km) South-East of San José, the country's capital city.

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Current time in San Francisco is now 02:06 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "America / Costa Rica" with an UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Masaya, Managua, León, Chinandega, Zapote or David. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tres Rios, Tobosi, Tierra Blanca, Quircot, Quebradillas and Cartago. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

23°C / 73 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 85%
Air Pressure 899.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 20th of October 2018
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 19°C (65 °F)
Sunday, 21st of October 2018
Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 23°C (74 °F)
Night: 20°C (67 °F)
Monday, 22nd of October 2018
Heavy intensity rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 20°C (67 °F)


Cartago Costa Rica #3 Cartago

01:55 min ( November 01, 2009 by Davidsbeenhere)
Views: 5,852 - Rating: 5/5

Here David takes us on a drive thru of the city of Cartago. This Latin American city served as the capital of Costa Rica from 1563 until 1823 and it is Costa Rica's oldest Spanish settlement. On this ...

Cartago Costa Rica #17 Basilica de Nues...

02:59 min ( November 01, 2009 by Davidsbeenhere)
Views: 5,481 - Rating: 5/5

While visiting Costa Rica's historic capital of Cartago, David makes a pilgrimage to the Basilica De Nuestra Señora De Los Angeles. One of the Catholic holy places of Latin America, built in 1639 abo...

Costa Rica Cinco Sentidos

06:20 min ( September 24, 2010 by VisitCostaRicaVideos)
Views: 9,402 - Rating: 4.87097/5

Póngase en contacto con sus cinco sentidos y descubra el país, la gente, la cultura y la naturaleza de Costa Rica. ¡Costa Rica, un lugar como ningún otro!

Costa Rica Taxi Service TIP- MUST SEE

04:40 min ( September 07, 2009 by Michael Alan D'Angelo)
Views: 11,090 - Rating: 4.68421/5 If you plan on traveling to Costa Rica then this is a MUST SEE video. You need to know how the Taxi's operate here. We do have another taxi video, but this video explains a ...

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Interesting facts about this location

Cartago (canton)

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.84, -83.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cantons of Costa Rica, Cartago Province

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.84, -83.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Costa Rica

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.

More reading: Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles (Basílica) homepage
Located at 9.84, -83.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Basilica churches in North America, Cartago, Costa Rica, Churches in Costa Rica, Roman Catholic churches in Costa Rica


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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.84, -83.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Costa Rica

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.84, -83.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Costa Rica

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