The 1930s-era Palacio de la Cultura (Palace of Culture) housed the National Congress until 1994. The historic building now houses the national museum and library.
Acsending Loma de Tiscapa from Crowne Plaza, you'll pass Monumento Roosevelt, constructed in 1939 and offering lovely lake views. Today it's a memorial to those killed in the revolution.
This was rebuilt during the Alemán years with the help of the Taiwanese government as offices for the president, but is now home to the controversial Consejos de Poder Ciudadano (CPCs).
The grocery store called 'La Vicky' doesn't stand here anymore, but locals still use it as a point of reference when giving directions.
A former casino (now closed) and current landmark that locals use to give directions in the area.
The tomb of Carlos Fonseca, founder of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN).
A downtown landmark originally dedicated to the Nicaraguan worker.
A landmark locals use to give directions in the neighborhood.
The monument to Nicaraguan soldiers dates from 1909.