Nicaragua: Leon – Exploring the CIty

Leon is considered the country’s revolutionary capital. The city is also known for its cathedral, art museums, Leon is a total colonial gem with great historical buildings and magnificent architecture. Adorned with lions and beautiful plazas and parks around, Leon is a great city to stroll around, albeit a bit hot. Besides the grand Cathedral of Leon on the central square, there is a sublime ochre-colored Iglesia de la Recoleccion church, beautiful Iglesia de La Merced, Iglesia El Calvario, Capilla La Asuncion, Iglesia de San Francisco, Iglesia de San Felipe and much more. All of them looked a bit weathered by time, but the mostly baroque-style architecture is elaborate and impressive.