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El Coyotepe Fortress, Masaya

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  • This fortress was used as a torture chamber for political prisoners during a brutal dictatorship and America's role in recent history. You need a guide to help you understand what went on here and why...  more »
  • Toured with a small group and while drawings/graffiti isn't original from prisoners in the cells, interesting history. Beautiful views of Masaya as it's located on top of a hill and neat tunnel area. ...  more »
  • Not a super pleasant place to visit, but absolutely will enrich your trip experience. The boy scout did a through tour with us, I was in tears and keep thinking about it. I am glad that we visited tog...  more »