Top things to do in Diriá & Diriomo

Viewpoint in Diriá & Diriomo

Mirador el Boquete

From the village of Diriá, a road leads up to the Mirador el Boquete, a peaceful viewpoint overlooking Laguna de Apoyo, without the crowds that the similar viewpoint in Catarina attracts. Ignore the lackluster place…
Religious in Diriá & Diriomo

Fiestas Patronales de San Pedro

Diría celebrates its patron saint, San Pedro Apóstol (Peter the Apostle). The festivities include the crowning of a festival queen and 'dicking' – when participants go around whacking each other with dried bulls' pe…
Church in Diriá & Diriomo

Iglesia Nuestra Señora de Candelaria

This canary-yellow church – the perfect centerpiece for this witchy town – has rather Gothic stone walls and an extra-interesting collection of saints. It marks the spot where Cacique Diriangén, chief of the Dirian …
Religious in Diriá & Diriomo

Virgen de la Candelaria

Wake up early – the fireworks will help – to see the Virgin off on her annual trip to nearby Los Jirones.