Centro de Documentación Historica
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Iglesia La Merced
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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
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Centro de Documentación Historica information
The Centro de Documentación Historica is a museum tracing the history of Honduras from independence to the present. The displays are interesting enough, but other museums cover the same ground just as well (sometimes better). The building housing them is the real gem, having served as the Casa Presidencial (Presidential Palace) from 1920 until 1992.