The best of León walking tour
With a professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. León has 15 unique and beautiful churches and is filled with breathtaking colonial architecture. Its main Cathedral is mentioned as the largest in Central America. What is Rubén Darío, the most admired and celebrated Nicaraguan poet, often called the Prince of Castilian Letters”? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of León. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those visiting the city for the first time and wanting to get the most out of it!
- Professional local tour guide
- Ruben Dario Registry Museum Admission Fee
- Ortíz Gurdián Foundation Art Center Admission Fee
- Cathedral-Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Admission Fee
- Museo De La Revolucion Admission Fee
- Museum of Traditions and Legends Admission Fee
Route & Duration
Ruben Dario Registry Museum
The Ruben Dario Museum is located in Leon, where Nicaragua's most famous poet died and his childhood. It is not only a popular tourist attraction in Nicaragua, but locals visit to be reminded of the genius who once walked among them. It contains exhibits such as his first handwritten poem and other written works, his bible, photographs, and most of his furniture.
Ortíz Gurdián Foundation Art Center
The Ortz Gurdián Foundation Art Center in Leon has four houses with wide corridors, lounges, and gardens built between the 18th and 19th centuries. This is an example of the most authentic Leonese architecture of those times. Here, they will have a memorable encounter with Western art, ranging from the Renaissance, Baroque, and Romanticism, to Latin American modernity, indigenous antiquity, and contemporary art.
Cathedral-Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary, also known as the "Royal and Renowned Basilica Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary." It is a Baroque and Neoclassical structure in Nicaragua that has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has been nominated as Nicaragua's third cultural landmark and has a long story that awaits you to discover!
Museo De La Revolucion
The Museum of the Revolution is Nicaragua's most interesting and unique museum because its ancient structure is a living testament to the revolution's battles. Inside its walls, which are riddled with bullet holes and murals of newspaper clippings, photocopies of documents, and photographs, you can hear directly from the former who fought for the Sandinista revolution.
Museum of Traditions and Legends
It is one of Nicaragua's most remarkable attractions, located in an old prison building used for this purpose between 1921 and 1979. You will see prison cells representing Nicaraguan traditions and legends through puppet illustrations and wall paintings depicting how tortured prisoners suffered.
By the entrance of León Cathedral (Calle Rubén Darìo, Av. Central Nte., León, Nicaragua)
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.