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. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Managua holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museum National Palace of the Culture and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is a very impressive building place at the edge of the square making it even more. The artifact contained in it are also worth a browes around  more »
  • The plaza de la Revolución is household turistico que debes conocer, the best time is in the afternoon night, lighting of honors le the buildings, especially the old cathedral. I highly recommend it. later you can visit the malecon and thumbnails.
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  • Very interesting with a guide who explain the history of Nicaragua. Very beautiful painting and statues.  more »