Granada - Hub of Nicaraguan Tourism

One of the highly trendy locations for visitors to head when they travel to Nicaragua is the town of Granada. This little colonial township is a peak into the past and what the area seemed like when Europeans conquered the region. The town is surrounded by colonial architecture constructed during the Spanish settlement and is nonetheless mesmerizing to see. The town has kept alive its quaint character through the years. Yet, it feels comparable to a step backwards through history and with residents assembling outside on their terraces, the traditional European- inspired structures and horse-drawn carts wandering about.

If you choose to vacation in Granada, be sure to take a moment to take in its natural beauty and culture. Travel to Lake Nicaragua, one of the greatest lakes in Central America and spend time discovering its perimeter. The natural enticements about the lake and area as a whole, are striking to pay a visit to and almost difficult to imagine. In addition to, the volcano peaks in the background offer a mysterious background to the zone that adds to its mysticism. Go on a vacation up Volcano Mombacho, and be sure to tour the local colonial buildings, especially the cathedrals, and entrench yourself deep into the culture of the residents.

Granada is the fourth largest city in Nicaragua, with a population just over 191,000. It was established by Cordoba in 1524, and is one of the first settlements constructed in the Americas. In spite of being the oldest and one of the larger cities in the country, it remains distinctive because of its colonial architecture and bond to the western world. It is quickly becoming the largest traveler destination in Nicaragua, which is assisting the city develop and transform swiftly.

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