Plaza de la Independencia
Casa de los Leones & Fundación Casa de los Tres Mundos
Founded in 1986 by Ernesto Cardenal, the Fundación Casa de los Tres Mundos moved to elegant 1720 Casa de los Leones in 1992. At the...
Alianza Francesa de Granada
French and Spanish language courses, plus French-inspired cultural events.
Catedral de Granada
The Cathedral of Granada, on the east side of the plaza, was originally built in 1583 but has been destroyed countless times since. This...
Just like John Lennon would have liked it, this chilled-out bar features live music most days of the week.
Located inside the shell of a vintage movie theater, this fast-food-style taquería (taco stall) is casual but stylish. Grab a burrito...
Plaza de la Independencia information
North of Parque Central is Plaza de la Independencia, also known as the 'Plaza de los Leones.' The obelisk is dedicated to the heroes of the 1821 struggle for independence, while the Cruz de Siglo was erected in 1900 to mark the new century.