Granada

The tiny department of Granada covers a nine hundred and twenty nine square kilometer area, and has an estimated population of a hundred and ninety thousand. It is also home to one of the oldest cities in North America, which is its capital city and shares the name of the department, namely Granada. The other three municipalities are Nandaime, Diria and Diriomo. Granada might be a small department but it has a big heart and overflows with sites and attractions for visitors to discover.

In and around the city of Granada, visitors can look forward to attractions such as hiking and mountain biking, and noteworthy sites such as The Alhambra complex that includes a castle, historic tours and gardens, Mirador de San Nicolas, Albaicin and Carmen de los Martires, to name a few. Nandaime offers picturesque beaches such as Playa Maderas and spectacular views of the nearby Mombacho Volcano. Due to the Granada department being blanketed in breathtaking landscapes, the region is extremely popular with hiking explorers, who come to the department to travel along the small paths that take them through some of the most breathtaking parts of Nicaragua. Be sure to visit fascinating towns such as Pueblos Brujos (Bewitched Villages) and Pueblos Blancos (White Villages), which form part of the numerous noteworthy sites within the Granada department.

 



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darwin - 2010-05-23 21:04:31

granada es un lugar hermoso deveria sacar anuncio por toda centroamerica de lo hermoso que es granasa cuidelo es un lugar jenial

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pedro - 2010-04-25 21:08:52

vivi en granada hace 25 anos, el ano pasado regrese. esta muy bonito lo malo es que el gobierno local deveria limpiar la costa de la playa.hay mucha suciedad mucha basura en esos canales de desague si quiieren mas turistas limpien la ciudad y mas vigilancia policial para que los turistas se sientan seguros

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edgar hodgson - 2010-03-25 07:31:35

where can i find the history of the african descendents in nandaime? can somebody he please.

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