Guayabo de Turrialba Archaeological Site

Local nameGuayabo de Turrialba Archaeological Site
LocationCartago, Costa Rica

Guayabo de Turrialba is located near the modern city of Turrialba, within the Central Volcanic Conservation Area in the Cartago Province, Costa Rica. It is almost directly in the center of the country on the Southern slope of the Turrialba Volcano. One can clearly see the volcano because one of the main roads of the site is directly in line with it. Overall, Guayabo covers about 540 acres and is surrounded by rainforest plant vegetation causing it to be extremely vibrant green due to high precipitation and rich soils. One of the most unique facts about the site is that only a small portion of it has been unearthed, excavated, and studied.

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Address Radial Guayabo, Costa Rica

Coordinates 9°57'55.956" N -83°40'41.783" E

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