Leon Viejo UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historical value
The elegant city of León preserves its attractive historical center and colonial buildings. The León Cathedral is the final resting place of many famous people, including Nicaragua’s beloved poet, Ruben Dario. Other places of interest in Leon include the Museum of Legends and Traditions, the Ruben Dario Museum and a number of churches with historic and architectural value.
Besides walk around the town you can experience adventure sports such as Sand boarding on the Cerro Negro Volcano, Visit Ruins of Old Leon City were declared World Site Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. If you are more adventurous hike Telica or Momotombo Volcanoes, or kayaking around the Pacific Ocean.
Discover the natural reserve of Juan Venado Island Natural Reserve an featuring abundant marine life and mangrove vegetation.