Top Choice Museum in Tegucigalpa

Museo para la Identidad Nacional

If you hit only one sight in Tegus, head here. The capital's finest museum is housed in an expertly renovated 19th-century edifice, the former Palace of Ministries. It provides a superb, comprehensive overview of th…
Church in Tegucigalpa

Iglesia Los Dolores

This striking church, which dominates an otherwise unremarkable plaza, has some attractive religious art. Its facade contains figures representing the Passion of Christ – his unseamed cloak, the rooster that crowed …
Cultural Center in Tegucigalpa

Centro de la Cultura Garinagu de Honduras

It's well worth dropping by this cultural center, situated right on the Parque Morazán, which has handicrafts, clothing and tools on display, as well as a library and information about the Garifuna people. Employees…
Church in Tegucigalpa

Iglesia La Merced

In 1847, the convent of La Merced was converted to house Honduras' first university; the country's national gallery was established there in 1996, but moved to Comayagua in 2015. The well-restored building is itself…
Museum in Tegucigalpa

Museo del Hombre

Located in a beautiful colonial-era structure, the Museo del Hombre displays mostly contemporary Honduran art, much of which fuses Spanish religious motifs with those from Honduras' indigenous cultures.
Church in Tegucigalpa

Basílica de Suyapa

The most important church in Tegucigalpa – and therefore in Honduras – is the Gothic Basílica de Suyapa. La Virgen de Suyapa is the patron saint of Honduras; in 1982 a papal decree made her the patron saint of all C…
Plaza in Tegucigalpa

Plaza Morazán

At the center of the city is the Plaza Morazán, often called Parque Central by locals – this is Tegucigalpa's hub. A statue of former president Francisco Morazán on horseback sits at its center. An elaborate baroque…
Notable Building in Tegucigalpa

Palacio Legislativo

This unusual modern building on stilts (next door to the Parque La Merced) is the Palacio Legislativo, where congress meets. It was here in December 2009 that congress voted against reinstating ousted president Manu…
Monument in Tegucigalpa

Monumento a La Paz

This monument, inside Tegucigalpa's largest park, was erected in 1996 in the name of eternal peace between the 'fraternal nations of Central America.'
Monument in Tegucigalpa

Monumento a Simón Bolívar

This monument to Latin America's great liberator straddles a busy junction in Tegucigalpa's well-to-do Colonia Palmira area.