A charitable setup that accepts volunteers, Café Girasol sells detailed leaflets (C$25) for a number of self-guided walks in the...
Casa Museo Comandante Carlos Fonseca
Commander Carlos Fonseca, the Sandinista equivalent of Malcolm X (read: bespectacled, goateed, intense, highly intelligent and...
Iglesia San José
Originally constructed in 1751 and used as a jail for indigenous rebels in the late 1800s, this church was rebuilt in 1917 by Franciscan...
A great Matagalpa steam table buffet with all your Nica favorites and excellent frescos . High turnover means it is always fresh.
Foreigners Cemetery information
If you ‘dig’ graveyards, check out both the Foreigners Cemetery (and nearby National Cemetery) on the eastern edge of town, where you'll find great views and the headstone of Benjamin Linder, an American hydroelectric engineer and unicycle clown who was killed by Contra forces.