Ruinas Sanatorio Carlos Duran, Cartago

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  • I do not I thought it was a great attraction worse still if one does not have a story of which step there is no big deal. The place is very natural and is located in a very picturesque area, but if you don't believe, or are very fond of things from beyond the grave the truth not worth worth interesting thing is to know the history of the place.
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  • Memorialized as a chapel but now only the skeletal ruins remain in a very large garden that is popular on weekends and holidays with families.  more »
  • A place where have the supernatural is present during the nights, a sanatorium as abandoned that patients of all ages housed, a place to pass the time watching something abandoned!
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  • Worth a visit if you are on the way to volcano izuzu. Creepy old buildings in a beutifull setting.
  • This a really crowded haunted place. The old decayed buildings have a special charm... it's a shame they were not preserved. As for the ghosts...I am sure that you can find scarier places in downtown San Jose.
  • If you are near Cartago, or maybe going to visit Irazu Volcano, a stop to the Sanatorium is a great break. Walk through the haunted halls, take pictures in the old kitchen or rooms where people were quarantined with tuberculous. A great historical stop.
  • Went on a Monday when they were "closed" but they actually were not closed! 1,200 colons/person, so on our way down from IrazĂș, I'm glad that we stopped! It's an interesting remains of what used to be a sanatorium with lots of buildings to discover. Only giving 3/5 because there was no real parking, there was a ton of construction going on, and I think because it was a Monday there were no tours or anything happening. Either way, an interesting way to spend a half an hour.
  • Arrive by the main road. Waze will drive you through some gravel roads and isn't necessary.

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