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  • Regions

    Rio San Juan Region

    Named after the river which runs through it, the Rio San Juan department of Nicaragua has the city of San Carlos as its capital and is divided into six municipalities – El Almendro, El Castillo, Morrito, San Carlos, San Juan del Norte and San Miguelito. Nicaragua is a country with many natural attractions and Rio San Juan incorporates a number of these, including the Archipelago of ...

  • Sights

    El Castillo

    The small town of El Castillo is located in Rio San Juan and was established in the 1700’s. The most popular attraction to the town is the El Castillo de la Inmaculada Concepciòn de Maria (Fortress of Immaculate Conception) or El Morro. It is the reason the town was established, as El Morro is a massive, looming fortress that was originally built by the Spanish to defend the land ...