Situated on the southern shore of Lake Managua, the city of Managua serves as the capital of Nicaragua. Center of transportation, commerce, finance and manufacturing in the country and also serves as a major cultural and educational city.
Also, Managua has three important natural reserves: the Chiltepe Peninsula with two volcanic lagoons, the El Chocoyero - El Brujo natural reserve and the Montibelli Natural Reserve, which famous for being a birdwatching destination.
The city has changed dramatically in ten years, luxurious shopping malls, fancy banks, and high class hotels and restaurants are all available, when it comes to nightlife. Managua offers a good variety of hotels to choose from 5 stars hotel to small Bed & Breakfast.