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  • Granada Region

    Lake Cocibolca

    Lake Cocibolca, otherwise known as Lake Nicaragua, is the second largest lake in Latin America. The lake's surface is so vast that one cannot see one side from the other. Apart from its size, Lake Cocibolca is famous for its many lake islands. One of these islands – Ometepe – is the largest of its kind in the world. If you visit Lake Cocibolca, you will likely enjoy spending some time on one ...

  • Granada Region

    Granada

    Founded by the Spanish in 1523, Granada has a number of antiquated ornate churches and old Spanish-style buildings that date back to the colonial period. It is sometimes called 'The Great Sultana' in recognition of its beautiful colonial architectural heritage. Even though it was badly damaged during the mid-1850s whilst being captured by the American William Walker, it is still a popular ...