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    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 ...

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    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.

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    Parque Central

    Granada, with its nostalgic atmosphere and breathtaking architecture, is probably one of the most beautiful places in Nicaragua. The history and spectacular sights found here make Granada one of the most visited destinations and one of the most popular attractions in Nicaragua. While walking along the cobble stone streets surrounded by bustling locals, you feel as if you can almost touch the ...

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    La flor Reserve

    The Refugio de Vida Silvestra La Flor is also known as the La Flor Reserve or the Refuge of Wild Life. It is located approximately 150 kilometers from Managua. The roads to Refugio de Vida Silvestra La Flor are easily navigated. However, the roads become more difficult during the rainy season when the small rivers that cross the road swell with water making crossing them a rather daunting ...

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    Ruins Leon Viejo

    León Viejo, a ruined town in the department of León, is viewed as the second oldest and the most well-developed, historical Spanish settlement in the whole of the Americas. This gives it important archaeological value. What is so fascinating about this settlement is that, unlike other settlements that develop and change over the years, it did not develop further and has been preserved ...

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    Cathedral of Leon

    No trip to the city of León would be complete without a visit to the city’s Cathedral. The Cathedral of León is known as being one of the biggest in Central America. The Cathedral features three main levels – the lower, intermediate and superior. Each level represents something different. The lower level features several underground sections that have been used as crypts for many centuries. ...

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    Church of Jalteva

    Fewer cities in Nicaragua are as interesting to tour, from a historical point of view, than Granada. This well-preserved city is generally viewed as being the oldest in Central America and when you visit, you’ll understand that it is a reputation that is well deserved. The city itself is located at the foot of the striking Mombacho Volcano with its beautiful lake and the two make for a ...

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    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 ...

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    Markets at Masaya

    The Masaya Market has been alive for centuries and its role remains the same today: the trade of goods and the exhibition of art and culture. It started life in a building that was once a law and philosophy university but the building needed a few changes to turn it into a market place. These renovations finally came to an end in 1891 and the marketplace was ready for trade. Despite the fact ...

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    Sights

    Nicaragua is a country with a rich cultural heritage and fascinating history. The sights in Nicaragua tend more towards natural attractions than that of ancient buildings as many historical sights have been destroyed by earthquakes and military conflicts. However, amazing sights in Nicaragua are not in short supply; there is plenty to keep tourist eyes busy. We provide you with a glimpse ...