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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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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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Iglesia El Laborio

On the southwest corner of downtown on a rise above the old colonial neighborhood, known as Barrio Laborio, is the fully restored Iglesia El Laborio, which Moon guide reports is one of the oldest in...
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Iglesia de la Merced

Restoration is a major effort among the churches of Leon, which has more than it's share of work in this regard. A good example is La Merced. This baroque style church was built in 1762. Interior...
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Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco

Originally built in 1639, making it one of the older churches in Leon, this building has obviously been restored several times. Nevertheless, the courtyard of trees makes this a pleasant setting. It...
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El Mercadito Subtiava

The old indigenous town of Subtiava is now a western suburb of León and you can get there by a 10-minute bus ride from the centre of the city. The barrio is centered on a beautiful Iglesia San Juan...
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Ruinas de la Ermita de San Sebastian - Ruins of San Sebastian Church

The ruins of a church, now sheltered for restoration, are across the street from the Museum of Traditions and Legends, and was also fenced off and closed at the time we visited. Moon guide reports...
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Parque de los Poetas - Parque Ruben Dario

Unlike any other city in Central America, León is extremely proud of their artists, especially their poets. Rubén Darío has the main street, a park, cemetery and numerous buildings named after him as...
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Museo Ruben Dario - Ruben Dario Museum

Nicaragua's most famous late nineteenth century writer is Ruben Dario, who wrote poetry and short stories. His life was quite apart from Edgar Allen Poe, but Dario was an admirer of Poe, and he wrote...
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Calle la Espanolita

Barrio Laborio, near the old church of the same name is partly along the Calle la Españolita, reportedly one of the oldest streets in the city. Given the large number of mud brick and wattle homes in...
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