Santiago of Managua Cathedral, Managua

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Explore the historic ruins of Santiago of Managua Cathedral, an important historical monument for the city. The cathedral survived several earthquakes since construction began in 1928. However, it was the disastrous 1972 Nicaragua earthquake that led to the building’s closure. Many thought the structure to be damaged beyond repair, but in recent years plans for the renovation and reopening of the site have begun. Although you can't enter the cathedral, its exterior makes an impressive sight. Created by Pablo Dambach, the building was not only designed in Belgium, but parts were actually constructed there and then shipped to Managua. Look up to the two intact towers, said to represent San Pedro and San Pablo, supported from the central structure by Christ. Using our world travel planner, Managua attractions like Santiago of Managua Cathedral can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I remember this ruined by an earthquake, but despite llo means it shows its splendor that has not lost interesting go to see her
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  • This Cathedral full of beauty and history, the Cathedral is closed by the seniority of its infrastructure, but can cross it from the outside, knowing its history., is located in the plaza of the revolution, surrounded from the national theatre and the Palace of culture, close to the Re modeling port Salvador Allende on the shores of Lake Xolotlan, is a visit Obligada visiting Managua.
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  • The old cathedral of Managua is an architectural beauty of neoclassical style. Also, faithful witness of different stories that are rooted to his people. December 1972 one of the earthquakes that damaged it structurally. The celebration of the victory of the revolution in July 1979. As well as many other preceding and subsequent events. A beautiful architectural gem, of faith and hope for his people. Loading the vestiges of war, earthquakes, events of the socialite and politics; but above all, testifies the hope of the managuenses and the Nicaraguans in general. When you visit Nicaragua, please visit this beauty.
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  • Amazing park with this Catedral aquí,you can go and hang out with the locals and find whatever it is you're looking for.
  • Gorgeous cathedral 📷
  • This is a strange, bizarre, broken down old church. I heard that it never got repaired after the earthquake many years ago, and one of the interesting things is that they repaved it so the stairs jut out of the pavement unevenly. They have security guards guarding it, so you can't just traipse in and walk around. It's great for awesome photos, though.
  • How eerie to see a huge cathedral like this looking like its about to fall apart. The clocks on top showing time from a generation ago. One touch and the whole thing looks like it could go kaboom. Yet it still stands.
  • I got to take beautiful pictures from the outside.
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