Best Tourist Attractions in Nicaragua | Travel Destination Info
Destinations|October 10, 2011 1:25 pm

Best Tourist Attractions in Nicaragua

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, and also one of the poorest. Although the country is still perceived as a disorder hotspot, it is now relatively safe and inexpensive way to travel to Earth. 

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

The symbols of the nation – the wind on the water, the fire of the earth – the fundamental importance of providing the most powerful passions of Nicaragua, poetry (and not get in time, unless you want) and revolution.

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

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While large areas of Nicaragua are not suitable for tourism, mainly used for agriculture, the rest of the country now offers a rich travel experience for almost all.

Once in the view of travel destination Nicaragua was only the most adventurous tourist place. The largest and least densely populated in Central America, the country offers some of the best tourist attractions in Nicaragua, the places to visit and things for those who want old-world experience in the peaceful Central American country.

Nicaragua Beach

Nicaragua Beach

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Bluefields

Situated on the remote part of Atlantic coast of Nicaragua; it acts as an extremely popular attraction among the tourists. Bluefield every year hosts the month long festival Palo de Mayo, the carnival-style festival that celebrates the ways Creole and English people living in the area. The festival also celebrates the coming of the spring season.

Corn Islands

To explore the remote Island Villa, millions of tourists flock to the Corn Islands. Situated just off to the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua in the Caribbean Sea and, almost near to Bluefields, the big Corn Islands are still new to tourism and thus continue to exist as comparatively pristine areas. Popular as Big Corn and Little Corn, the islands are known for fishing and diving, and get relief on the beach or enjoy a day spa.

Corn Islands Nicaragua

Corn Islands Nicaragua

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Rio San Juan

Lovers of rainforest vegetation and wildlife will find the southeastern part of the Lake Nicaragua and its Caribbean drainage, the Rio San Juan, the most exciting region of the nation. One week in this region will expose the country’s two finest wildlife reserves, both of which have decent tourism base: the wetlands and gallery forest of the Los Guatuzos Wildlife Refuge; and the monolithic rainforest of the Indio-Maiz Biological reserve, which exhibits Central America’s best preserved lowland tropical forest.

 

Rio San Juan Nicaragua

Rio San Juan Nicaragua

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Archipelago Zapatera

Notable for its pre-Columbian stone carvings, this archipelago off the coast of Granada enjoys wildlife, a crater lake, and more than 20 archaeological sites dating to 500 BC.The wide range of zoomorphic statues shows that the islands were once important religious sites. Isla el Muretto in particular has some of the most spectacular rock drawings in the country, all laid out on a huge slab of stone measuring 100x25m on the island’s summit.

Leon Cathedral 

The largest church in Central America is a must see attraction when visiting the historical university city of Leon. The cathedral showcases some masterpieces of Spanish colonial artwork, and a sculpture of a black Christ still contains the hack wounds of pirate’s sword. It also houses the Tomb of Ruben Dario, guarded by a weeping lion.

Leon Cathedral Nicaragua

Leon Cathedral Nicaragua

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At the cathedral’s core is a lovely, Spanish-styled courtyard known as the Patio de Principes. The Cathedral’s domed roof holds the bell La Libertad that declared to the world the independence of Central America.

Ometepe Island Nicaragua

Ometepe Island Nicaragua

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Ometepe Island

Ometepe Island is located in Lake Nicaragua and is only accessible by boat. The island has two large volcanoes, Concepcion most of the island and the smaller Maderas smallest of the island. Design is the second largest volcano in Nicaragua and is home to a nature reserve on its slope. Maderas is a protected Cloud Forest Reserve, where the volcano is almost always covered with thick clouds.

Other Tourists Attractions in Nicaragua include

  • San Juan del Sur.
  • Mombacho Cloud Forest Reserve.
  • Granada.