Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua. The city is on the southwestern
shore of Lake Managua. The largest city in Nicaragua, Managua is poetic and
fascinating at the same time. The city is home to quite a lot of native
tribes absorbed by ethnic and cultural synthesis of colonial times.
Boasting its unusual personality, Managua is plenteous with volcanic
lagoons, vibrant nightlife, shopping malls, hotels, and restaurants.
Things to do in Managua
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Managua, Antigua Cathedral
is a beautifully-built and serene cathedral. Though the structure was
devastated by the earthquake in 1972, it remains dappled in golden light.
Antigua Cathedral was planned by architect Pablo Dambach.
Located halfway between Barrio Martha Quezada and the Plaza Monumental on
Av Bolivar, Arboretum Nacional features more than 200 species of plants,
divided into the five major life zones of Nicaragua. The fees of the park
encompass a guided tour, where visitors can explore a sacuanjoche, the
national flower, and madrino, the national tree.
Huellas de Acahualinca
Huellas de Acahualinca is an archaeological site in Managua. The site is
home to fossilized tracks recording the passage of around 10 people as well
as of deer, raccoons, and birds across the muddy shores of Lago de Managua
about 6000 years ago. This ancient site was discovered by miners in 1874.
Best Time to Visit Managua
Weather-wise, the best time to book flights from Fort Lauderdale to Managua
is from November to April. The dry season in Managua starts from November
and the city enjoys dry, sunny days with mild temperatures. It is advisable
to book Managua flights in advance as the airfare tends to rise in peak