Attractions

Church in Gracias

Iglesia de la Merced

One block north of Parque Central, this striking white stone church has an intricately carved facade and three bell towers. It's currently under renovation in a project funded by the Spanish government, with complet…
Fortress in Gracias

Fuerte de San Cristóbal

Built in response to the tumultuous times of the 18th century, the striking Fuerte de San Cristóbal has fantastic views of Gracias and the San Marcos church below. Beyond that, there’s not much else to see up there,…
Gardens in Gracias

Jardín Botánico

The city's botanical garden is at the southern end of town, five blocks south of the old Mercado Municipal, and takes up half a city block. Local flora can be admired all year long from a paved path that meanders th…
Museum in Gracias

Museo Casa Galeano

This museum is located in a fascinatingly ancient colonial house desperately in need of a renovation (check out those walls!). But while its setting is interesting, its contents (a fossilized turtle, old coins) are …