Malecón & Laguna de Masaya
Iglesia San Juan
Although Iglesia San Juan is usually closed to the public, check out the surrounding neighborhood strung between La Asunción and the...
Museo y Galería de Héroes y Mártires
Inside the alcaldía (mayor’s office), this museum honors Masayans who gave their lives during the revolution. There are walls of photos...
Parroquia de La Asunción
At the center of it all is the 1750 Parroquia de La Asunción, an attractive but scarred late-baroque beauty that the Spanish government...
Danceheads opt for this big club at the southern end of the malecón, where a cheesy good time can usually be had.
Fruit smoothies, cold sandwiches, salads and snacks served with a smile in spotless surrounds make this a fine stop.
Malecón & Laguna de Masaya information
Seven blocks west of the Parque Central is an inspiring view in a region famed for them: the view across Laguna de Masaya to the smoking Santiago crater. The attractive, if crumbling, malecón was constructed in 1944, when you could still swim, drink or fish in the impressive lagoon. There's a humble collection of restaurant-bars down by the water.