Catedral de Granada, Granada

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#3 of 18 in Historic Sites in Nicaragua
Visit one of the city's landmarks at Catedral de Granada, a neoclassical church that dominates the urban skyline. The 1972 edifice features a striking red and yellow facade, along with two domed towers and bell tower. Walking through the church's five altars, and look for the sacred image of the Virgen de la ConcepciĆ³n, saved from destruction by fire in 1856. Also, pay attention to the main altar's statue of Mary surrounded by silver, and backed by blue mosaic tiles. Climb the bell tower to enjoy views of the city, the lake, and the volcano in the distance. A visit to Catedral de Granada represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Granada online attractions planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We had about an hour here while our group went on the horse and carriages. Not disappointed, 1 dollar to climb the bell tower, beautiful views. We then went to Law Floras cafe. Where I had the best co...  more »
  • This cathedral is located beside Central Park and is well worth the visit. Be prepared for a few poor people to ask for a dollar. This is a poor country and a little generosity goes a long way. (Howev...  more »
  • The outside of the cathedral is pretty enough, the view from the tower is good ($1), but not as good as the the view from Iglesia de la Merced, although there are more stages to stop off and look out ...  more »
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  • I just love to come to the cathedral's bell tower... You get a different perspective and views of Granada.. A must visit
  • For $1, you literally have no excuse not to visit the top of the cathedral. The views are excellent and you'll end up getting some great overall pics of the city. The cathedral itself is beautiful so I strongly recommend visiting!
  • The colonial town of Granada is such a special place. The architecture and colors of the Cathedral of Granada is spectacular. Beautiful inside and amazing outside. At night they light up the cathedral and it is stunning. You don't need to be religious to appreciate it.
  • Large cathedral with colourful paintings on the sealing.
  • My experiences in Granada, Nicaragua were some of the best moments of my life. This beautiful, little colonial town and the people in it reminded me what it's like to be alive. Definitely going again someday!

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