Top Things To Do in León Nicaragua

León has long been considered the political and intellectual centre of Nicaragua.

Laying claim to some of the country's most important poets and musicians, as well as some of Nicaragua’s most beautiful historical buildings.

Take a City Tour

Leon is hard to beat for interesting history. If you want to get a true appreciation and understanding of León, a city tour is a great way to scratch the surface.

Visit the Cathedral of León Nicaragua

Built over a period of 67 years, ending in 1814, and consecrated by Pope Pius IX in 1860, this magnificent building still maintains the status of being the largest cathedral in Central America.

Climb the León Cathedral Roof

Every aspect of this cathedral, whether standing on the roof or admiring the facade, will overwhelm you with how intricately beautiful and historically fascinating this building is.

Hear the Story of The Revolution of Nicaragua

At the Museum of the Revolution, there are tours led by a group of men who fought to bring peace and opportunity to the country.

See The Murals of the Revolution

These are a testament to the importance of what took place both here in Nicaragua and in León and are very much part of León’s identity.

Discover Indigenous León

The Sutiava neighbourhood is still recognised for its large indigenous population, its cultural and historical significance, and the fact that it is also home to León’s oldest church, San Juan Bautista Sutiava.

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