Leon Cathedral, Nicaragua

Leon Cathedral

Built between 1747 and the early 19th century, Leon Cathedral expresses the transition from Baroque to Neo-Classic with sober decoration. Leon Cathedral is is characterized by the sobriety of its interior decoration and the abundance of natural light. This Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of León, is is the largest cathedral in Central America. The Cathedral was recently designated World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Leon Cathedral is a must-see when visiting the historical university city of León. You will find also the Tomb of the famous Nicaraguan poet, Rubén Darío, guarded by a weeping lion.


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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