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  • Travel

    About Nicaragua

    Nicaragua is a democratic republic and the largest country in Central America. Nicaragua (or Surrounded by Water as the name is literally translated) is bordered by Costa Rica to the South and Honduras to the North. Nicaragua’s proximity to Costa Rica has encouraged reciprocal tourism between the countries. On the western side of the country, Nicaragua’s coastline abuts the Pacific Ocean, ...

  • Regions

    Managua Region

    With the Pacific coastline as its western border and almost completely surrounding the beautiful Lake Managua, the Managua department of Nicaragua is divided into ten municipalities – San Judas, Cuidad Sandino, El Crucero, Managua, Mateare, San Francisco Libre, San Rafael del Sur, Ticuantepe, Tipitapa and Villa Carlos Fonseca. Located on the southern shore of Lake Managua, the city of ...

  • Managua Region

    Ticuantepe

    Ticuantepe is only fifteen kilometers away from Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua, and is one of its many municipalities. Ticuantepe has thirteen small communities under it and combined they make up one of the poorest populations in and around the capital city. The name Ticuantepe comes from the Nahuatl language and is taken from two words. The first, 'Ticuane', means fierce or tiger ...

  • Managua Region

    Mateare

    Nicaragua is a Central American country that has over 5,460,000 people of varying Indian groups. This beautiful country is situated close to the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea and since the early 19th century it has had a chaotic history. Managua is the capital of the country and it is also one of the biggest and best known of all the cities and towns here. One of the municipalities ...

  • Managua Region

    Ciudad Sandino

    Ciudad Sandino is located in Managua, Nicaragua. Also known as Sandino City, the municipality has quite a large population with almost 75,000 people living in a relatively small area. Ciudad Sandino became part of Nicaraguan history in 1972 when an earthquake shook the nearby city of Managua, threatening to kill thousands. The people who lost their homes and possessions during the quake had ...

  • Activites

    Scuba Diving

    Nicaragua might not make the top of the list of places to dive, but it should certainly be in the top ten since this little treasure has so much to offer. While the scuba diving industry is still being developed in this country, a number of enterprising individuals have taken the liberty of establishing scuba diving companies that will be able to provide you with the necessary equipment and ...

  • Sights

    Roberto Huembes Market

    Visitors to the city of Managua in Nicaragua who are up for an hour or two of shopping should head off to the Roberto Huembes Market. It is situated nearby a number of hotels in the city, making access to the large market quite easy. So, if you don't mind a bit of hustle and bustle and are keen on purchasing some goods, then Huembes Market is for you.

  • Theatres

    Victor Romeo

    Whilst staying in Managua you are certain to spend some evenings out on the town. There are many fine restaurants, coffee shops and bars where you can enjoy a tasty meal, something cool to drink and great company. Night clubs in Nicaragua are also popular amongst tourists who like to party right into the morning hours. But for those who prefer an evening filled with culture, there are the ...

  • Theatres

    Ruben Dario National

    Located in the city of Managua is an important gathering point for cultural events in Nicaragua: the Rubén Darío National Theater. Named for the famed Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío, this theater is an important center for the performing arts. It features musical performances, theater productions and visual art displays. Not only does the Rubén Darío Theater present fine performances, but it ...

  • Theatres

    Justo Rufino Garay

    When you visit Nicaragua and you are near to the city of Managua, take time to visit the world-renowned Justo Rufino Garay theater group. This theater is especially popular amongst those who enjoy and appreciate different artistic presentations. The theater is small but well air-conditioned, allowing one hundred and fifty spectators to sit there comfortably no matter how hot or cold it is ...