Turrialba

Turrialba Costa Rica is small but beautiful

Turrialba Costa Rica is a pretty peaceful and beautiful town in the central valley of the country, more specifically in the province of Cartago. Turrialba in Costa Rica is a beautiful and charming town is known for having some of the most stunning and breathtaking views of Costa Rica’s rural countryside. Also, Turrialba Costa Rica is famous for being one of the best white water rafting hotspots and base camp in the country.

Turrialba Costa Rica is located just 53 km east from the capital city of San Jose and offers some of the most amazing tours in Costa Rica like the stunning pre-Columbian ruins at Guayabo or the not so famous but incredibly beautiful and lovely Turrialba Volcano national Park.

Turrialba Costa Rica is a charming and quiet town with attracting street corners and gorgeous surrounding sceneries that make this place magical town. This is among the few places in the world where you can enjoy direct access to a volcano’s crater, that is, when the volcano itself wants to allow it, because when it is active this might become a dangerous task.

From the summit of the volcano in Turrialba Costa Rica and if you are lucky enough to visit on a clear day, it is possible to see the Irazu, Poas and Barva volcanoes in the distance. The Turrialba Volcano national Park is not among the most visited in the country, but it is definitely beautiful and is home to the active Turrialba Volcano, whose last major option occurred in 1866.

If you are an adrenaline junkie, that is, if you thrive on adventure and love to get a rush of adrenaline to your head then Turrialba Costa Rica is the town for you. For people who like this kind of activities they should try river rafting down the Rios Pacuare and Reventazón that flow nearby town. These two rivers are famous throughout the world and are commonly used as training grounds for world-class white water rafters and kayakers.

Also in this town you will find the Guayabo national Monument, a fantastic place and experience that no one should miss. This is Costa Rica’s only pre-Columbian site but is open to public access and these ruins serve as the perfect insight into what life between 1000 BC and 1480 must have been like. Also, putting aside all the things you can do around town, Turrialba Costa Rica is also pretty famous for baseball and this is mainly because Rawlings baseballs that are used in Major League games are manufactured in this tiny town.

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