Government headquarters before the devastating 1986 earthquake, the ornate Palacio Nacional occupies the west side of Plaza Barrios....
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...
The Teatro Nacional, east from the cathedral along Calle Delgado, was erected in 1917 and functioned as a movie house for 50-odd years...
For a quick bite check out the sidewalk comedores a block west of Plaza Barrios dishing up panes de pollo (big chicken sandwiches) and...
Biblioteca Nacional information
The imposing Biblioteca Nacional is on the south end of Plaza Barrio.