5 Things to Do in Granada Nicaragua

Nicaragua, Granada Guide (B): 5 Things to Do in Granada Nicaragua

Granada is Nicaragua’s most beautiful city with its parks, churches, lakeside location and its food street – Calle La Calzada.

A typical Spanish colonial designed central park that is the hub of Granada. Here you will find local food stalls selling Granada’s famous dish Vigoron – fried pork skins with cabbage salad and yukka wrapped in a banana leaf. Horse drawn carriages can be hired for a tour around the city sights from here. There are approximately 30 twin horse carriages to choose from, seating up to 4 passengers for a 30 or 60 minute journey.

La Iglesia de la Merced the oldest religious church in Central America is located on Calle Real Xalteva. Destroyed in 1655, 1781 and 1854 and rebuilt and completed in 1863 is said to be Granada’s most beautiful church. Spend USD1.00 and climb to the top of the Bell Tower to view Granada from the top.

The yellow and white Granada Cathedral stands majestically on the eastern side of Parque Colon – it is the iconic photographic image of Granada. Built originally in 1583 it has been destroyed over the years and recently rebuilt in 1915. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Things to Do in Granada Nicaragua
Guide Location: Nicaragua » Granada
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Laguna de Apoyo   Calle La Calzada   Parque Central   La Iglesia de la Merced   Mansion de Chocolate  
Author: Jane Dempster-smith
Read it on author's website: https://totraveltoo.com/five-things-to-do-in-granada-nicaragua/