Museo de Arte Sacre
Call ahead to make sure this intriguing museum is open. You’ve probably noticed this neighborhood’s churches are in some disrepair, a...
Iglesia Parroquial de San Juan Bautista de Subtiava
The Subtiava neighborhood is centered at this church, located about 1km west of the León cathedral. It’s better known as ‘Catedral...
Museo Insurreccional Luís Manuel Toruño
This fine museum was relocated from León proper to this smaller Subtiava Sandinista stronghold. Also called El Buzón (The Mailbox), this...
The hot bar at the time of research, with live music (Wednesday), independent films (Sunday), Latin dance nights, and a good mix of...
Iglesia Parroquial de San Juan Bautista de Subtiava, 3c S, 2c O · interesting places nearby
El Tamarindón information
This is a huge tree where Adiáct, cacique (chief) of the Subtiava tribe during the Spanish conquest, was unceremoniously hanged so his people would see him as weak. Today ‘The Big Tamarindo’ is a rallying point for indigenous locals, who placed a plaque there in 2003 that declares ‘This tree was the cross of he who is our light.'