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León Full Day Sightseeing Tour
"You will start your experience with a visit to the old Cathedral of 'La Asuncion' which took more than a hundred years to build and was finished in 1747. This church is the largest in Central America America and also a world heritage site by UNESCO located at the main square. You will also see the birth house of Ruben Da one of the Spanish-speaking world`s greatest poets known as the father of Modernism. Later you will see the 'Ortiz Gurdian' art gallery and the El Convento hotel and its colonial architecture. During the walking tour get to know the historic murals of the city and understand the role played by Leon in the social economic and political development of Nicaragua.At the end of the tour you will be taken back to your hotel.""""León is the main city of the northwest part of Nicaragua
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Leon City Tour
"Today your guide will pick you up at the hotel to visit Leon on a guided city tour. You will visit one of the oldest colonial cities in Central America “Leon”. Leon was the capital of Nicaragua for more than 200 years. You will have the opportunity to v and whose official name is Insigne and Real Basilica Cathedral of the assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary) here you will be able to climb the cathedrals tower for an amazing view of the city and surrounding volcanoes. You will also tour the magnificent Ortiz-Gurdián Art Gallery which features many famous artists painting from Europe and Central America this gallery is located in 2 colonial homes.""""Leon is not only Nicaragua’s second largest city but also one of the liveliest cities in the country. It is here that the political movements are most active
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León Full Day Sightseeing Tour
"You will start your experience with a visit to the old Cathedral of 'La Asuncion' which took more than a hundred years to build and was finished in 1747. This church is the largest in Central America America and also a world heritage site by UNESCO located at the main square. You will also see the birth house of Ruben Da one of the Spanish-speaking world`s greatest poets known as the father of Modernism. Later you will see the 'Ortiz Gurdian' art gallery and the El Convento hotel and its colonial architecture. During the walking tour get to know the historic murals of the city and understand the role played by Leon in the social economic and political development of Nicaragua.At the end of the tour you will be taken back to your hotel.""""León is the main city of the northwest part of Nicaragua
From $65.00

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Imbir Restaurant

First Polish and Sri Lankan restaurant in Leon, Nicaragua or even in Central America. Restaurant established in August 2015 run by real Polish and Sri Lankan expats, using their original family...
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El Mediterraneo

Except for a vegetarian restaurant, I did not try more restaurants in Leon because I found that Terraza Mediterraneo covered all that I needed. I had a very good fresh fruit juice after my arrival in...
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Restaurante El Sesteo

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel, and indeed when we arrived, the place was crowded with tourists. It's located right within view of the cathedral, which at the time we visited was...
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CocinArte Restaurant

CocinArte is a wonderful vegetarian restaurant and café situated in a 300-years old colonial house in El Laborio neighbourhood, a few blocks south-west from Parque Central. On the left side of the...
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Il Capriccio

Cafetería Il Capriccio is situated in a beautifully renovated old colonial house, two blocks north from Parque Central. It was conveniently located just steps from Hostel Iguana where I was staying,...
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Picharditos

This place featured French crepes, but they weren't available at the time we visited. So, I opted for the Mexican style soft corn torilla tacos, while my wife had chicken. This is a popular place in...
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Pan y Paz - French Bakery

My first morning in León I walked around very early to find a place where I could have breakfast. It was Sunday and every place I passed was closed. I was very lucky to pass Pan y Paz just as they...
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Big lady behind the church grilling in a tire rim

THE most delicious food I ate in Nicaragua came from the women who grill behind the León cathedral. They grill beef, chicken, bananas, leafy veggie patties, cheese, pretty much everything.It was dirt...
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Mar 01, 2005

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Costado Oeste del parque San Juan
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Esquina de los Bancos 1C al Este, Leon, 00000, Nicaragua
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Top Things to Do in León

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Basilica Catedral de la Asuncion - Leon Cathedral

Moon guide recommends asking in the INTUR office about a rooftop tour, which we neglected to do in our excitement about the place. But, street views are very impressive too. One all sides is market...
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Iglesia de La Recoleccion- Church The Recollection

Here are some more images of this great architectural masterpiece. What's remarkable about this church are the secular images that adorn it. My guess is that this reflects the 18th century period in...
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Iglesia de San Juan

In part because most of the structure is rebuilt on the back of the outstanding facade bell tower entrance, the interior is less impressive than some other churches. Nevertheless, stop in an take a...
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Iglesia El Calvario - El Calvario Church

The interior has gory images of Christ. Overall, if you have only time to visit one church after the Cathedral, this would be the best choice of many options. An exterior plate indicates a role of...
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Murals

A student protest where four students were killed by Somoza's National Guard troops is memorialized with a large mural and personalized memorial for the individual students killed. The mural appears...
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Museo de Tradiciones y Leyendas - Museum of Traditions and Legends

The museum is heartbreaking for its history of political prisoner torture, but it's also very interesting for explaining with mannequins some 14 local legends. Most of them have a pattern of some...
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"CITY OF MURALS"
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"Ancient City, Home of the Sandinista Movement"
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