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 Martires
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.
This bar-restaurant right on the main plaza has juicy steaks, cold beers and a friendly atmosphere.
Malecón & Laguna de Masaya information
Seven blocks west of the parque central is one of the most inspiring views 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. Things have changed. Several trails carved into the volcanic crater millennia ago lead from a humble collection of restaurant-bars down to the water.