Granada and León, destinations with beauty, culture and authentic architecture. Ideal for those who enjoy studying our history, they are a trip to Nicaragua's past and the cradle of great battles that today make them heroic cities.

Within their diversity, they have natural destinations and important international appointments. We say that Granada is one of the oldest cities in America and its architecture has been synonymous with study; and León, with its World Heritage Sites, such as the Ruins of León Viejo and its magnificent Cathedral, where the remains of the greatest poet Nicaragua has ever given birth rest.

Both cities keep a large number of historical and cultural aspects that position them within the main tourist destinations in Nicaragua, undoubtedly standing out for their number of assets declared cultural heritage of the nation.

The Routes of Heritage Cities seeks to provide Nicaraguan families and international tourists with an offer rooted in the architectural, historical, cultural, religious, poetry and nature potential.

Granada Cathedral

The city of Granada was founded in 1524 and declared Cultural Heritage of the Nation in 1995. The historic area of ​​the city has 96 real estate that, due to their particular characteristics, are considered of high heritage value and comply with regulations protection special.

The city of León was founded in 1524, it is characterized for being the cradle of great poets and important figures in the political, economic and social history of Nicaragua, which has earned it the qualification of

Intellectual capital. It was declared Historical and Cultural Patrimony of the Nation in 1983.

On this route you can do historical, cultural and religious tourism.



  • Cathedral de León

  • Ruinas de León Old

  • Museum Archive Ruben Darius.

  • Church San Francisco.

  • Church La Mercy.

  • Church El Calvary.

  • Church La Harvest.

  • Hermitage de San Peter.

  • Museum Addict.

  • Park of the Poets.

  • Ortiz Gurdian Gallery.

  • The Assumption Chapel.

  • José de la Cruz Mena Theater.

  • Guadalupe canyons.

  • Sutiaba rectory.

  • San Juan Bautista de Sutiaba Church.


  • Cemetery de Grenada

  • Antigua (Antilles) Fortaleza La Gunpowder

  • Mary Help of Christians Chapel

  • Old Hospital San Juan de God

  • Xalteva Urban Complex

  • Home El Bend

  • Home Christmas de Sor María Rosemary

  • Church La Favor

  • Cathedral Immaculate Conception de María

  • Park Colón

  • Jorge Navas Cordonero Palace of Culture

  • Centro Consulting Museums Convent San Francisco

  • Antigua (Antilles) Station of the Railway

  • Park Sandino

  • Port y Dock de Grenada