Granada Colonial Architecture, Nicaragua

The Exquisite Colonial Architecture of Granada, Nicaragua

Founded in 1524, Granada boasts exquisite examples of Spanish classic colonial architecture, and sits beside towering blue volcanoes. Also know as “The Great Sultana”, Granada is an easy place to love with homes and other buildings hundreds of years old. Colonial homes are known for their red tile roofs and interior courtyards with gardens, fountains, and sometimes even swimming pools. Granada is also reputed for having wonderful front doors. Much of its colonial architecture is remarkably intact and is being restored by a new generation of homeowners. Granada really offers a trip back in time with its colonial structures and folkloric heritage.


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! Married with three daughters (Pamela, Ixkra and Nirvana), Leticia enjoys social activities, volleyball and dancing.

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