Granada is at the Top of Nicaraguan Tourism Lists

One of the highly fashionable locations for foreigners to journey when they go to Nicaragua is the town of Granada. This small colonial township is a look into antiquity and what the area appeared as after Europeans occupied the region. The town contains colonial architecture constructed during the Spanish occupation and is nevertheless captivating to see. The town has maintained its quaint character through the years. Yet, it feels like a step backwards through history and with locals sitting outside on their terraces, the traditional European- inspired buildings and horse-drawn carriages walking around.

If you decide to vacation in Granada, be sure to take time to soak up its natural splendor and culture. Head to Lake Nicaragua, one of the greatest lakes in Central America and spend time traveling around its edge. The geographical attractions about the lake and area as a whole, are stunning to pay a visit to and virtually impossible to imagine. In addition to, the volcano peaks in the background provide an enigmatic background to the region that enhances its mysticism. Go on a trip up Volcano Mombacho, and be sure to visit the native colonial buildings, especially the cathedrals, and immerse yourself deep into the culture of the locals.

Granada is the fourth largest city in Nicaragua, with a population just over 191,000. It was founded by Cordoba in 1524, and is one of the first colonies established in the Americas. Despite being the oldest and one of the bigger cities in the country, it continues to be unique because of its colonial architecture and ties to the western world. It is quickly becoming the largest traveler destination in Nicaragua, which is assisting the city mature and modernize rapidly.

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