Iglesia La Merced
Galería Nacional de Arte
The excellent National Gallery displays the work of Honduras’ finest visual artists from the colonial era to the modern, along with some...
This unusual modern building on stilts next door to the Parque La Merced is the Palacio Legislativo, where congress meets. It was here...
At the center of the city is the Plaza Morazán, often called Parque Central. This is Tegucicalpa's hub, with its statue of former...
This legendary downtown dive bar – all peeling yellow paintwork and strip lights – is a scruffy haunt for leftist intellectuals and hard...
Merendero El Buen Gusto
A true Honduran greasy spoon behind the Cathedral, packed with workers of all stripes. Counter-seating only, with quick unceremonious...
Lonely Planet review
An 18th-century church, Iglesia La Merced, faces Parque La Merced. In 1847, the convent of La Merced was converted to house Honduras' first university; the national gallery was established there in 1996. The well-restored building is itself a work of art, and is as impressive as the paintings inside.