Códice Espacio Cultural


The best place to catch really cutting-edge contemporary art in Managua.

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Nearby Managua attractions

1. Parque Japon

0.34 MILES

This not-particularly Japanese park, nestled in the back blocks of the Metrocentro area, is a great place for a bit of time out. There are plenty of trees…

2. La Vicky

0.38 MILES

The grocery store called 'La Vicky' doesn't stand here anymore, but locals still use it as a point of reference for navigating the town.

3. Casino Pharaoh

0.41 MILES

A landmark locals use to give directions in the neighborhood.

4. Star City

0.53 MILES

A former casino (now closed) and current landmark that locals use to give directions in the area.

5. Galería Casa Los Tres Mundos


This gallery is the workshop of former Catholic priest, politician, poet, artist and sculptor Ernesto Cardenal, who founded the primitivist art community…

6. Catedral Metropolitana

0.93 MILES

Just north of the Metrocentro mall is an unforgettable Managua landmark that's practically new (the doors opened in 1993). It's an architectural marvel…

7. Galería Solentiname

0.97 MILES

Appealing art gallery specializing in paintings and carvings from the Solentiname Islands.

8. UCA

0.97 MILES

Founded in 1960 as a Jesuit school, this is one of Nicaragua’s premier universities, with a curriculum heavy on science and alternative technologies, Che…