Guayabo National Monument

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Guayabo National Monument
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Archaeological site within Guayabo
Location Costa Rica
Nearest city Turrialba, Cartago
Coordinates 9°57′4.83″N 83°38′56.43″W / 9.9513417°N 83.6490083°W / 9.9513417; -83.6490083Coordinates: 9°57′4.83″N 83°38′56.43″W / 9.9513417°N 83.6490083°W / 9.9513417; -83.6490083
Area 550 acres (2.2 km²)
Established 13 August 1973
Governing body National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC)

Guayabo National Monument is a national monument in the Central Volcanic Conservation Area in the Cartago Province of Costa Rica that covers the largest archaeological site in the country. Still partly unexplored the area contains ancient bridges and dwellings, and petroglyphs have been found that are estimated at about 3,000 years old.

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