Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Chinandega

Museo Enrique B. Mántica

Anyone with even a passing interest in archaeology should stop in here, one of the finest museums in the country. The beautifully displayed collection focuses on pre-Columbian ceramics and is presented in a logical …
Church in Chinandega

Parroquia Santa Ana

This is Chinandega’s most important church, with a splendid Stations of the Cross, lots of gilt and some Russian Orthodox styling that earn this one ‘Best Interior in Town.’ A richer yellow with white trim, it stand…
Church in Chinandega

Iglesia Guadalupe

Chinandega has some seriously striking churches, including the 1878 Iglesia Guadalupe, which despite the radiant – and rather grandiose – colonial-style facade has a simple, precious wood interior with an exceptiona…
Church in Chinandega

Iglesia El Calvario

Features an art deco exterior, a nice bell tower, a simple interior hung with chandeliers and a beautiful blue-and-white tiled ceiling.
Church in Chinandega

Iglesia San Antonio

This dramatic facade is painted pastel-yellow; inside, find delightful Easter egg–blue and yellow columns and arches.