Granada, Nicaragua’s Colonial Jewel

The Colonial Charm of Granada

Granada is the oldest European-established city in Nicaragua. Founded by Francisco Fernández de Córdoba in 1524, it takes its name after the city of Granada in Spain. Set on the western shore of Lake Nicaragua, it is surrounded by an exceptional natural environment. It consists of islands, archipelagos, woodlands, volcanoes, lakes and lagoons. Drawn by year-round warm weather, colonial-era architecture and the freshwater Lake Nicaragua, worldwide travelers are flocking to this marvelous town. It also makes a perfect base for exploring Masaya and the Mombacho volocano, or even Managua, just an hour away. Are you ready to explore the many wonders that our city offers?

 

About Leticia Davila

Leticia Davila studied Business Administration in English at the University in Granada, and later traveled abroad to complete more intensive studies in Business and English. She began to seriously pursue her passion for teaching the language, culture of traditions of Nicaragua in 2000, and is currently a teacher and the administrator of Spanish Dale! Language School.

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