The Teatro Nacional, east from the cathedral along Calle Delgado, was erected in 1917 and functioned as a movie house for 50-odd years...
The blue-and-yellow-checked dome faces Plaza Barrios and marks the center of the city’s street grid. It was damaged by fire in 1956; the...
Government headquarters before the devastating 1986 earthquake, the ornate Palacio Nacional occupies the west side of Plaza Barrios....
For a quick bite check out the sidewalk comedores a block west of Plaza Barrios dishing up panes de pollo (big chicken sandwiches) and...
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Lonely Planet review
So much more than a bakery, this downtown institution is popular for its huge comida a la vista (buffet). Just smile and point - the servers will fill your plate with all manner of steaming delights including tasty lasagna, beef in salsa, and crisp veggies, then ladle you a cup of horchata (soft drink) from plastic pails at the end of the line.