Galería de Héroes y Mártires
Escuela de Héroes y Mártires
More low-key than the competition and frequently recommended, the Escuela de Héroes y Mártires offers Spanish classes right in the...
Casa de Cultura Leonel Rugama
In the bullet-hole marked former home of a high-ranking Somoza official, the Casa de Cultura offers a range of art, dance and music...
Yoga classes are offered at the Licuados Ananda health-food restaurant next to the Casa de Cultura.
Cinema Estelí, next door to Recreativo Las Segovias, is Estelí's quaint single screen, showing Hollywood hits.
Disregard the empty pool (although that graffiti lotus is pretty cool), sit beneath the dangling vines, and sip your post-namaste juice...
Lonely Planet review
Be sure to stop by this moving gallery devoted to fallen revolutionaries, with displays of faded photos, clothes and weaponry. Check out the exhibit (with English signage) on Leonel Rugama, the warrior-poet whose last line was his best. When he and Carlos Fonseca were surrounded by 300 Guardia Nacional troops, supported by tanks and planes, they were told to surrender. ‘Surrender, your mother!’ he famously replied. Which proves a ‘your mama!’ retort is always a solid plan B.