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  • Discover Zapatera Island in Lake Nicaragua

    Inhabited by small fishing and farming communities, the picturesque volcanic island of Zapatera lies off the western shoreline of Lake Nicaragua. Tourism infrastructure on the island is ...

  • Rural Tourism on Ometepe Island

    The island of Ometepe, located in Lake Cocibolca, consists of two cone-shaped volcanoes – Maderas and Concepción - joined by a narrow strip of land. The island is thought to have been ...

  • Judith Kain House Museum in Puerto Cabezas

    Located on the Caribbean coastline in the Autonomous North Atlantic Region (RAAN) of Nicaragua, the municipality of Puerto Cabezas offers visitors tranquility and unspoiled nature, along with ...

  • The Critically Endangered Nicaraguan Spider Monkey

    Listed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as 'Critically Endangered', Nicaraguan spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi geoffroyi) may be found in undisturbed areas of ...

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What to See

  • Museums

    Historical Ex Combatants

    When you visit the beautiful country of Nicaragua, take time to visit Estelí. This city can be found in the cooler parts of the country and has an altitude of 800 meters above the mean sea level. Estelí is situated 150 km away from Managua. The city and the Las Segovias region in which it is located are known for their many archaeological sites that are scattered all around the area. These ...

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    Miscellaneous

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  • About Nicaragua

    National holidays

    Below you will find a list of all official, public and national holidays in the country of Nicaragua.

  • Sights

    Ecoturistico La Maquina

    If you are looking for a great place to get away from the heat and bustle of Managua, look no further than the Centro Ecoturistico La Máquina (La Máquina Ecotourist Center). This stunning natural area is located roughly 58 kilometers from Managua and can be easily reached by car or bus. Situated in the department of Carazo, most of the traveling takes place on paved or tarred roads so the ...

  • Museums

    Literature Crusade

    The term ‘crusade’ can be defined as a campaign or movement but is more often associated with the words ‘battle’, ‘fight’, ‘war’ and ‘struggle’. In fact, all these synonyms are quite appropriate when referring to Nicaragua’s ‘Literacy Crusade’. This war against illiteracy was an extensive, nationwide battle against the ill effects of poor education. The struggle took the form of a nationwide ...

  • Activites

    Mountain Biking

    Mountain biking in Nicaragua is a fairly new activity and it is through the efforts of people like Gedeon Typifies that interest in the sport has grown. These individuals have taken the necessary steps to make mountain biking one of many activities in Nicaragua that visitors can enjoy. To make this activity a lure for tourists, Gedeon Typifies has established a mountain biking touring ...

  • Culture

    Proverbs

    A proverb is a brief saying that is often widely used and usually states a basic truth or embodies a fact that many people have experienced. Because of this a study of Nicaraguan proverbs can provide much insight into Nicaraguans, their perceptions and cultural traditions.

  • Culture

    Education

    Nicaragua is currently recognized as being one of the poorest countries of Latin America and its education system has suffered as a result. Much of the current problems really started before the Sandinistas came to power in 1979. It was under the Somozas that Nicaraguan education was thrown aside to make way for other political issues. The limited spending on education in Nicaragua resulted ...

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