Museum in San Miguel

Museo Regional del Oriente

Opened in 2007, the Museo Regional del Oriente is in the same building as the Antiguo Teatro Nacional, on the 2nd floor. The collection of pottery and photos is meager but well thought out, and probably the best att…
Theater in San Miguel

Antiguo Teatro Nacional

A neoclassical gem which functioned as a cinema during the silent-film era and later as the Telecom headquarters and a public hospital.
Archaeological Site in San Miguel

Ruinas de Quelepa

Archaeology buffs will appreciate the Ruinas de Quelepa, grassy mounds covering 40 terraced ceremonial platforms, largely unexcavated. Lenca inhabited the site between the 2nd and 7th centuries AD, trading with Copá…
Lake in San Miguel

Laguna de Olomega

About 40km southeast of San Miguel is a pretty lake on which you can catch a small boat (US$5 round trip) to minuscule Los Cerritos Island. It's great for swimming and fishing in a place of great significance to the…
Cathedral in San Miguel

Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Paz

Facing Parque David J Guzmán, San Miguel’s cathedral dates from the 18th century.