Granada - Hub of Nicaraguan Tourism

One of the highly fashionable places for tourists to journey when they travel to Nicaragua is the town of Granada. This little colonial township is a glimpse into history and what the area looked like after Europeans conquered the region. The city is surrounded by colonial buildings put up all through the Spanish occupation and is nevertheless captivating to look upon. The city has kept alive its charming uniqueness throughout the times. Yet, it feels like a step backwards through history and with locals assembling outside on their porches, the traditional European- style structures and horse-drawn carriages wandering about.

If you choose to vacation in Granada, be certain to take a minute to take in its innate splendor and culture. Travel to Lake Nicaragua, one of the largest lakes in Central America and spend time discovering its outskirts. The environmental charms around the lake and region in general, are spectacular to see and just about unfathomable to conceive. Plus, the volcano peaks in the background provide an enigmatic background to the area that enhances its mysticism. Take a trip up Volcano Mombacho, and be certain to visit the native colonial buildings, specially the cathedrals, and entrench yourself deep into the culture of the locals.

Granada is the fourth biggest city in Nicaragua, with a population just over 191,000. It was established by Cordoba in 1524, and is one of the first colonies constructed in the Americas. Despite being the most historic and one of the bigger cities in the nation, it continues to be rare because of its colonial buildings and bond to the western world. It is promptly turning out to be the biggest traveler destination in Nicaragua, which is helping the city grow and transform rapidly.

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