Nicaraguan Travel and Must-See Granada

One of the most fashionable locations for visitors to head when they visit Nicaragua is the town of Granada. This little colonial settlement is a glimpse into antiquity and what the land appeared as when Europeans occupied the area. The city contains colonial construction constructed at some stage in the Spanish occupation and is nevertheless captivating to look upon. The town has maintained its quaint character throughout the centuries. Nevertheless, it feels like a trip back in time and with residents sitting outside on their terraces, the classic European- style structures and horse-drawn carriages wandering about.

If you decide to stay in Granada, be sure to take a moment to soak up its natural beauty and culture. Head to Lake Nicaragua, one of the largest lakes in Central America and spend time discovering its outskirts. The natural attractions in this area of the lake and region as a whole, are stunning to pay a visit to and almost unfathomable to conceive. In addition to, the volcano peaks in the background offer a mysterious background to the region that adds to its mysticism. Take a vacation up Volcano Mombacho, and be sure to visit the native colonial buildings, particularly the cathedrals, and entrench yourself deep into the culture of the residents.

Granada is the fourth biggest 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. In spite of being the most historic and one of the bigger cities in the country, it remains distinctive because of its colonial construction and ties to the western world. It is quickly becoming the biggest tourist destination in Nicaragua, which is helping the city grow and modernize rapidly.

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