Top things to do

Archaeological Site in Boaco

Sitio Arqueologico La Laguna

Around 10km from Boaco, this archaeological site is only just beginning to be investigated and features a number of petroglyphs in stones scattered around local farms. The site is off the Boaco–Camoapa road, near th…
International in Boaco

Kónoha Café

There's a jazz soundtrack, good coffee and a friendly owner at this great little spot just off the Parque Central. The menu is simple rather than anything particularly exciting, but features atypical treats such as …
Nicaraguan in Boaco

Restaurante Alpino

This spotless tiled-floor restaurant with pressed yellow tablecloths serves up tasty Nica cuisine. The menu is pretty much the same as every other restaurant around here, but the plates are well prepared with fresh …
Bar in Boaco

Restaurante Maraita

Locals descend on this sociable watering hole after work to knock back cold beers to a classic rock soundtrack. Also serves up fairly decent meals (US$4-7).
Church in Boaco

Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro

This intriguing church on the lower level of town has brightly painted onion domes that hint at a Russian heritage, but it’s Catholic and always has been.
Park in Boaco

Parque El Cerrito del Faro

A small park on the upper level of town offering fantastic views over the surrounding mountains.
Church in Boaco

Parroquia de Santiago Apóstol

This elegant peach-colored colonial church fronts the leafy central park and is dedicated to the patron saint of Boaco.