Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco, Granada

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Get a feel for Nicaragua's history and pre-history at Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco. The small museum features archaeological items, such as pre-Columbian statues, which date from 800 to 1200 CE. These were carved by the native inhabitants of the Zaptera Islands. There are also other items such as pottery and city models that are dedicated to the country's history. The central courtyard features a vibrant garden, which is surrounded by abstract paintings. Complete your historical tour, then visit the adjoining church next door. Plan your Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco visit and explore what else you can see and do in Granada using our Granada online tour itinerary maker .
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  • A place worth visiting, with excellent exhibition rooms, lots of variety in theme and enough information on each of them, audiovisual support. The front desk girl clarifies any questions.
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  • This is quite a small cultural centre but well worth the visit. You get a snapshot of Nicaraguan history along with information on local skills and customs. There are rooms of religious iconography as...  more »
  • We travel with a large group, and of information made available to potential tourists, have an outdated website and reported a price of admission, but arriving give you another that is almost triple of what you expect. Justification (recent renovations, which improved displays), which didn't feel it worth it. It is a pity that a theme of this Museum, do not know how to promote it with updated information, which does not make that a large group of tourists, leaving disappointed.
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