Museum National Palace of the Culture, Managua

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Explore an important part of Nicaraguan history with a visit to Museum National Palace of the Culture, a grandiose structure that houses the national museum. Commissioned by President Juan Bautista Sacasa in 1935 and built by architect Pablo Dambach, the building is one of the country's oldest structures undamaged by the devastating earthquake of 1972. Having housed the national congress for over 50 years, the building now holds the national library and the national museum, displaying pre-Columbian petroglyphs among other artifacts connected to Nicaraguan history. Make Museum National Palace of the Culture a part of your Managua vacation plans using our Managua day trip planning app .
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  • In this elegant building, he was legislative power in time of SOMOZA and withstood the onslaught of the earthquake of 1972 historical reference of the revolutionary struggle. Known as the CHANCHERA, for the morale of congressmen and Senators somocista, in 1978 it was taken by a guerrilla command, during the day in full legislative session, forcing guerrilla dictatorship to all claims up to the trip to PANAMA and cuba and dollars for afford the struggle now is the Palace of culture, a goal of the revolution, disappear the oppression and spread the culture in a country that had 80% of illiteracy at the time of the fall of the dictatorship
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  • One thing about visiting Nicaragua is that there are really no cultural tourist sites at all. This is about the only attempt at one and it is sadly disappointing. There is so much to learn, but you wi...  more »
  • nothing spectacular, recently remodelled and converted into cultural complex, there is no great see thing me
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