Nicaragua is a country in Central America. It is the largest country in the area surrounded by Honduras and Costa Rica. It is sandwiched in between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, making it a perfect destination for beach-lovers. Just like most of the countries in the region (except for Brazil), Nicaragua was a Spanish colony, the reason why the official language of the country is Spanish. The country has one of the most diverse ecosystems in Latin America.
The capital city of Nicaragua is Managua. It is also the largest city in the country, both in terms of size and population. Most of the population of the city is composed of mestizos. As the capital city, Managua is home to several landmarks that you should visit. Book for car rental in Nicaragua and explore. Some of the places that you should see are the Plaza de la Revolucion, the Old St. James Cathedral, the National Palace of Culture, the Ruben Dario National Theater, Tiscapa Lagoon, Museum of Acahualinca, and the Catedral de la Concepcion.
Leon is one of the cities in Nicaragua. It is the second largest city in the country, and in some other time has been known as the capital of Nicaragua. The city was named as Leon Santiago de los Caballeros. Leon is home to several Spanish artefacts and remnant of the Spanish colonial rule. Book a car for rent in Nicaragua and visit the landmarks in the city. The city has numerous cathedrals and churches. Some of the most popular churches are Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of Leon, Church of Sutiaba, Church of Zaragoza, and Church El Calbario. Leon Viejo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is also one of the places that you should visit.
The city of Granada is considered as the historical rival and sister city of Leon. The city, named after a city in Spain, shows more of Moorish and Andalusian influences, whereas Leon is a Castilian city. Granada holds the distinction as the first European settlement in America. Hire a car in Nicaragua and explore the city. Some of the popular landmarks in Granada are La Merced Church, Plaza de la Independencia, San Francisco Church and Museum, and the Alcaldia Municipal, among others.
One of the best things about going on a vacation in Nicaragua is the fact that you’ll get to experience a lot of different cultures and influences in just one country. Explore, unwind, and relax as you enjoy your vacation in this beautiful country.
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