Leon City Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in León

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Leon is not only Nicaragua’s second largest city but also one of the liveliest cities in the country. It is here that the political movements are most active, partially because it is also home to the first university that was founded in Nicaragua. Leon is packed with young people, there are many interesting museums and street art. But the simple truth is that, with all its decadence, it manages to be simply gorgeous.
Today, your guide will pick you up at the hotel to visit Leon on a guided city tour.You will visit one of the oldest colonial cities in Central America “Leon”. Leon was the capital of Nicaragua for more than 200 years. You will have the opportunity to visit the main churches of Leon. The Cathedral of Leon also known as (Cathedral Basilica of the assumption of Leon, and whose official name is Insigne and Real Basilica Cathedral of the assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary), here you will be able to climb the cathedrals tower for an amazing view of the city and surrounding volcanoes. You will also tour the magnificent Ortiz-Gurdián Art Gallery which features many famous artists painting from Europe and Central America, this gallery is located in 2 colonial homes.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica Catedral de la Asuncion
  • Entry/Admission - Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Led by a local guide
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
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