Galería Nacional de Arte
Iglesia La Merced
In 1847, the convent of La Merced was converted to house Honduras' first university; the country's national gallery was established...
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 by locals – this is Tegucigalpa's hub. A statue of former...
This legendary downtown dive bar is a scruffy haunt for hard drinkers and the odd hipster. It's been around since 1945, but women have...
Restaurante Duncan Maya
An enjoyable and atmospheric (if rather run-down) place that occupies a covered patio with original floor tiles, colossal wooden columns...
Galería Nacional de Arte information
The excellent National Gallery displays the work of Honduras’ finest visual artists from the colonial era to the modern, along with some well-preserved religious artifacts. The structure itself (originally a convent) is fascinating, built with adobe walls and dating back to 1654. Just alongside is the 18th-century Iglesia La Merced .