Today, Leon is the 2nd most important city in Nicaragua. This charming city has retained its colonial-style streets and has preserved its old architectural style of one-story houses with tile and wooden roofs and its beautiful cathedral.
You’ll visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, where Ruben Dario, poet the father of Modern Spanish Literature, is buried. You’ll also visit the Ortiz Gurdian, known as one of the best private art galleries in Latin America. After, enjoy lunch in one of Leon’s colonial restaurants.
You’ll also stop at the Chorotega Museum with a collection of about 1,500 pieces from the early inhabitants up until the arrival of the Spanish. Founded in 2006, the museum has a permanent exhibit that pays tribute to the ancient peoples of Nicaragua, with pre-Columbian art expressed in ceramics, stone and gold.
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.