Managua welcomes its visitors and invites them to discover a variety of destinations and explore its tourist routes that are steeped in history, culture, nature and many contrasts.

Managua, an emerging tourist destination, has the oldest footprints on the continent, unique natural beauties in the region, crater lakes within the city, a warm climate and an exuberant landscape. We challenge you to get to know not only urban Managua, but also to venture climbing one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, relax in hot springs, learn about our ancestral history, be part of the preservation of sea turtles in danger of extinction. Enjoy multifaceted Managua.

Historic center of Managua

Plaza de la Revolución, Plaza 22 de Agosto and Avenida de Bolívar a Chávez

The Plaza de la Revolución was the scene of political events such as the taking of the National Palace in 1978, and a year later, it opened the triumph of the Sandinista Popular Revolution.

This transcendent place in the heart of Managua cracked by various earthquakes and earthquakes, is enabled so that families can get to enjoy the history present in the walls of the old Santiago de los Caballeros cathedral and the National Palace.

In the Plaza 22 de Agosto, the music is combined with the colors and the fountain located in that space; There, Nicaraguan families find a comfortable place to talk or enjoy the spray that emanates from the fountain.

On the avenue from Bolívar to Chávez, street markets were built that offer typical Nicaraguan dishes, those who arrive at this place can choose to enjoy various activities on the way to the site.

Luis Alfonso Velasquez Flores Park

Among the sites offered by Managua there is also the Luis Alfonso Velásquez Flores Park that offers a range of sports attractions for all family members.

There are restaurants and kiosks to sit down and enjoy after a sports round or after taking a walk through the spaces of this entertainment center. For children, the mechanical games, carousels, little trains and other attractions for the enjoyment of the smallest of the house stand out.

Puerto Salvador Allende

Located on the Managua boardwalk, north of the capital in its old center, is Puerto Salvador Allende, a tourist attraction that connects modernity with Nicaraguan culture and tradition.

A 29-block space that has places for entertainment, 5D entertainment, children's train, The Jumper, rappelling, mechanical games, Go Kart track (the largest in Central America), The Salvador Allende Tours, Chelas Bike, boat tours , recreational activities on weekends, Everything rolls "Skates" and Adventure Island.

Within its complementary services there are seven modules of national crafts, security 24 hours a day, seven days a week, parking and ATMs.

Gastronomy is one of the most remarkable aspects in this four-stage center, find here 24 restaurants and 42 fast food kiosks, where you can taste the culinary identity of Peru, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, China and Nicaragua.

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Island of love

The island of love was inaugurated on October 23, 2021, it has a restaurant, a picnic area, a camping patio, an area for hammocks, cabins, ranches, a bar, swimming pools for adults and children, children's play spaces, trails, a well for wishes and monument of love.

*Includes transfer, stay and right to swimming pool, from Friday to Sunday.

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Older adults and children


Loma de Tiscapa Historical Park

In the Loma de Tiscapa Historical Park stands the figure of the General of free men and women Augusto C. Sandino where the presidential house of the Somoza once existed, built on the Tiscapa hill. This was the scene of the peace talks between President Juan B. Sacasa and Augusto C. Sandino from 1933 to 1934, which tragically ended in a betrayal of El General Sandino.

From the Loma de Tiscapa Historical Park, you will appreciate a panoramic view of the city of Managua and its mountains.

Right there is the crater lagoon of Tiscapa, an extinct volcano after a thunderous explosion that dates back 5,000 years. Here you can go hiking, at a cost of C$ 10.00 per person.


Touristic centres 

Xilomen Tourist Center

Located 16 kilometers from the capital, on the highway that goes to Masaya, municipality of Ticuantepe, is the Xilonem Tourist Center, with large green areas, children's games, swimming pools, Wi-Fi, ample parking, rest ranches for the family to attend bringing your food, Nicaraguan food kiosks, large room where artistic presentations are held The cost of admission is C$20,00 adults, C$10.00 children (2-10 years); older adults and people with disabilities do not pay.

Open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Pool hours of 9: 00 am to 4: 00 pm

Trapiche Tourist Center

Located on the Managua-Tipitapa highway, 18 kilometers from the capital, you can enjoy and cool off in the natural dam of El Trapiche Tourist Center, with extensive green areas, games for children, rest ranches, and national and international food restaurants; Wi-Fi and ample parking.

Its office hours are Monday through Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Free pass.

Pochomil Tourist Center

65 kilometers from Managua, in the municipality of San Rafael del Sur, is the Pochomil Tourist Center. Here you can do sports, horseback riding along the extensive coasts of the beaches of Pochomil and Masachapa. Here you will find hotels and restaurants for all tastes; Tasting fresh seafood recently extracted from the sea is their specialty. A large number of typical beachfront ranches offer shaded and cool areas for resting in hammocks. The Pochomil Tourist Center is very popular with residents of the capital and residents of the surrounding departments throughout the year.

Open every day, twenty-four hours a day.
Free road.

Xiloa Tourist Center

On the shores of the Crateric lagoon of Xiloa, 20 kilometers from Managua, municipality of Mateare, the Tourist Center of the same name is located, a natural space with food and beverage services, games for children, large green areas, where tourists you can take your food and prepare it right there. The Xiloa Tourist Center is the quintessential spa for the inhabitants of Managua and its municipalities.

Open from Monday to Sunday, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Free pass.


Located on Avenida de Bolívar a Chávez, you will find the Casona del Café and the Casona del Maíz, inspired by the vernacular contemporary architecture of the old traditional hacienda houses of the Nicaraguan countryside. These mansions have a rectangular shape with wide spaces, high walls, painted white, hipped roofs with large eaves, wooden roof structure, covered with clay tiles, with wide roofed corridors around the house. Here you can taste all the varieties of coffee produced and elaborated by Nicaraguan producers from Nueva Segovia, Jinotega, Matagalpa, Estelí, Ocotal, El Crucero, as well as delicious hot or cold drinks and delicious desserts. You can also see its preparation or order it to take it home.

In La Casona del Maíz you will be able to savor all the foods and drinks derived from corn, the basic food of typical Nicaraguan gastronomy, and of the culinary culture inherited from our ancestors. In this place you can find delicious food, drinks and desserts made from corn at very affordable prices and in a fresh, natural and safe environment.


Monday to Sunday: 08:00 a.m. to 09:00 p.m.

On the Avenida de Bolívar a Chávez you will find the Plaza del Alba, a recreational space with monuments dedicated to the heroes of the countries that make up the alliance of the countries of the Bolivarian Alternative of the Americas, ALBA, the figure of the martyr of public liberties, Pedro Joaquin Chamorro. In the place you will be able to observe skateboarding or mono skating, and if you like you can practice this extreme urban sport. And to mitigate the heat you can enjoy a delicious ice cream or fruit smoothie alone or combined with milk and sweets in the "Hormiga de Oro" ice cream parlor, children's games for boys and girls.

Free pass


Monday to Sunday: 08: 00 am to 09: 00 pm

Recreational, gastronomic and cultural space created for the exhibition and sale of typical gastronomy, handicrafts, ornamental and fruit plants, ice cream, clothing textiles, footwear, wood art, natural medicine, dairy products, all of national origin from all the departments of the country , produced and elaborated by the laborious hands of Nicaraguans.

And to the delight of the whole family; cultural artistic presentations every weekend. It is located 300 meters from the traffic lights of the Sandino Memorial. to the west, 300 meters. to the south, in Managua.

Free pass.

Opening Hours Head Office Saturday and Sunday 09:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.


C$20000Up to C$500.00

Rubén Daríomanagua National Theater_arquitectura9

Planning for this temple of the arts in Nicaragua began in 1964 when a group of people associated with the Instituto Pro Arte Rubén Darío became interested in providing Nicaragua with a theater dedicated to the arts in memory of the universal Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío. The theater opened its doors to the public on December 6, 1969. Concerts and exhibitions by national and international artists are held here every month of the year. Having an acoustic volume quality of approximately 340.000 cubic feet that compares with the Vienna Opera and the Milan Scale, as well as the stagecraft, sound and lighting equipment, places it among the best in the American continent. The rooms are: stalls, first balcony, second and third balcony, as well as the Hall of Crystals and the Pilar Aguirre Experimental Hall where exhibitions of pictorial art, poetry, theater and dance are held.







Archaeological Site Museum "Huellas de Acahualinca" _managua_cultura5

The millennial Footprints of Acahualinca, are human footprints located in the vicinity of Lake Xolotlán or Lake Managua, they were accidentally found in 1874 by some workers. They date back 6,000 years, making them the oldest human footprints in the Americas. Initially it was believed that the footprints corresponded to about 10 people (men, women and children) who were looking to escape from the eruption of a nearby volcano, but a study ruled out this idea and the hypothesis that the people were not escaping from any eruption is handled. they were just on their way to the lake in search of food and water. In homage to this event, the Huellas de Acahualinca Museum was created, located 4 streets to the west and 1 street to the north of the Santa Ana Church, in the municipality of Managua.

Hours: 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

Roberto Huembes Market managua_cultura_gal22

To the southeast of the capital you will find the Roberto Huembes Handicrafts Market, a large and pleasant space where you can buy handicrafts from different localities made by Nicaraguan artisans, such as souvenirs, embroidered clothing, leather art, wood, clay, Nicaraguan music, sweets . If you want to take a souvenir from Nicaragua visit this safe space where you will find more than what you are looking for offered by the laborious hands of our artisans.

Free pass.


Monday to Saturday: 08: 00 am to 06: 00 pm

Sunday: 08: 00 am to 01: 00 pm









Hacienda San Jacinto_tipitapa_infog2

Located in the municipality of Tipitapa, North highway km 39 ½, 3 km. to the south, we find a cultural and historical heritage of Nicaragua. In this place, one of the most important events of national sovereignty was fought, the Battle of San Jacinto, where the courage of the Nicaraguan army in the fight against foreign intervention was highlighted. It consists of a colonial-style hacienda house with a stone fence, three exhibition rooms: an exhibition room for antique items and models, a room for national symbols, and the third room on the hacienda and the battle. In its surroundings you can go hiking in the surrounding hills.


Tuesday to Friday 08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.

Saturday to Sunday 09:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.

Free admission for children under 8 years old.

This building was the Gran Hotel de Managua before the 1972 earthquake. It is currently the headquarters of the National Orchestra and the National Choir of Nicaragua. Here the Dance, Music and Theater Schools are open to the public, where you can take classes every day or Saturday. Galas of national artists and the graduation of students from different disciplines are held. It is open from Monday to Saturday from 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m., and on Saturdays from 08:00 a.m. to 02:00 p.m.

Admission is free.

Apoyeque Volcano viewpoint in Mateare.

The Apoyeque Volcano is one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, it has a lagoon and a protected area with majestic flora and fauna where you can do adventure tourism, hiking, rappelling, bird watching. It has viewpoints with an impressive view, where you can see the Momotombito island, the Momotombo volcano and the rest of the volcanoes of the West and to the east the Masaya, Mombacho volcano and the Concepción summit. It has archaeological sites, an area of ​​indigenous settlements where you can find arrowheads or pots while you go down its trails.

El Chocoyero Wildlife Refuge - El Brujo

This natural attraction is part of the National System of Protected Areas of Nicaragua, here you can see more than 180 species of resident and migratory birds, more than 50 mammals such as anteater, howler monkeys; more than 30 reptiles such as garrobos and armadillos and more than 10 amphibians characteristic of the dry tropical forest. Its main attraction is the El Chocoyero Waterfall, where the “Pacific parakeets” or chocoyos nest. It is located at Km. 21.5 highway to La Concha, municipality of Ticuantepe. Adventure tourism, ecotourism and scientific tourism activities can be carried out.


C$4000price per person


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Managua and its Pacific beaches

On the beaches of Masachapa and Pochomil, located in the municipality of San Rafael del Sur, 64 kms. from Managua, you will be able to access true natural paradises, enjoying different beach sports and horseback riding along the extensive coasts. On its shores you will find a range of small restaurants under typical ranches that offer shaded, cool areas and rest in hammocks where you can taste delicious seafood at reasonable prices recently extracted from the sea by local fishermen. These beaches are the most crowded by residents of the capital and residents of the surrounding departments in the summer season.

In the municipality of Villa El Carmen, 49 kms. on the same road are the San Diego beach, Salamina and Asuchillo, 27 km. of virgin beaches where you can enjoy rest ranches, restaurant services, camping, massages, surfing and surf classes, Tamascal indigenous sauna, alternative live music on weekends and the observation and conservation of sea turtles in danger of extinction .


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National Zoo of Nicaragua

The zoo, located at kilometer 16 on the highway that goes to Masaya, is the largest in Nicaragua, and exhibits more than eight hundred species of national fauna, most of them wild and some domestic, as well as several exotic specimens from distant places. Like Africa, Asia and Australia, some of the animals that can be seen here are of species that are even in danger of disappearing, and that can only be found in minimal quantities in the thickest of some of the country's forests and jungles. There you can see peacocks, a Bengal tiger, African lions, a mandrill, a playful chimpanzee, a vervet monkey, some water buffalo, as well as a variety of multicolored baby birds. During the tour, an explanation is given to the visitors, cage by cage, about the animals, their current state, their habitat. They can also submit supporting videos and print materials. For those who enjoy observing the colors and designs of butterflies, orchids and small birds, the Zoo offers the public an independent tour of its butterfly and orchid garden.


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