This is a huge tree where Adiáct, cacique (chief) of the Subtiava tribe during the Spanish conquest, was unceremoniously hanged so his...
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 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...
The hot bar at the time of research, with live music (Wednesday), independent films (Sunday), Latin dance nights, and a good mix of...
Lonely Planet review
A few blocks west of the Iglesia Santiago are the ruins of this 16th-century church destroyed by a volcanic eruption in 1835. It remains a spiritual center, and as the indigenous counterpoint to La Gritería, on December 7 people gather here for a pre-Columbian festival involving torches and the sun deity on the roof of San Juan Bautista.