Nicaraguan Travel and Must-See Granada

One of the most popular places for foreigners to travel when they visit Nicaragua is the town of Granada. This small colonial township is a glimpse into history and what the land looked like when Europeans conquered the region. The metropolis contains colonial construction built at some stage in the Spanish settlement and is nevertheless fascinating to see. The city has continued its old world character across the centuries. Nevertheless, it feels like a trip back in time and with residents assembling outside on their terraces, the timeless European- style buildings and horse-drawn carts strolling about.

If you choose to stay in Granada, be sure to take time to soak up its natural beauty and culture. Travel to Lake Nicaragua, one of the biggest lakes in Central America and spend time discovering its outskirts. The natural enticements about the lake and region overall, are striking to picture and virtually unfathomable to imagine. In addition to, the volcano peaks in the backdrop provide a mysterious backdrop to the region that enhances its mysticism. Go on a journey up Volcano Mombacho, and be sure to tour the local colonial buildings, particularly 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 founded by Cordoba in 1524, and is one of the first settlements established in the Americas. Despite being the oldest and one of the larger communities in the country, it continues to be unique because of its colonial construction and connections to the western world. It is rapidly becoming the largest tourist destination in Nicaragua, which is helping the city develop and modernize rapidly.

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