Catedral de Granada, Granada

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#3 of 18 in Historic Sites in Nicaragua
Visit one of the city's landmarks at Catedral de Granada, a neoclassical church that dominates the urban skyline. The 1972 edifice features a striking red and yellow facade, along with two domed towers and bell tower. Walking through the church's five altars, and look for the sacred image of the Virgen de la Concepción, saved from destruction by fire in 1856. Also, pay attention to the main altar's statue of Mary surrounded by silver, and backed by blue mosaic tiles. Climb the bell tower to enjoy views of the city, the lake, and the volcano in the distance. A visit to Catedral de Granada represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Granada online attractions planner to plot your vacation.
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  • beautiful Christmas concert with multiple singers. Beautiful songs like hallelujah by Leonard Cohen. Beautiful church in the Center at the central park
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  • Beautiful cathedral! Be sure to pay the $2 per person to go to the top! Stay at the Dario with a balcony that over looks the Main Street with a great morning view of the cathedral.  more »
  • The Church is beautiful both internally and externally. Offers beautiful view of the city at the top of a tower. It is necessary to pay a minimal value is symbolic. After the visit you can walk through a street beside very nice with bars situated in old homes and very beautiful.
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  • I just love to come to the cathedral's bell tower... You get a different perspective and views of Granada.. A must visit
  • For $1, you literally have no excuse not to visit the top of the cathedral. The views are excellent and you'll end up getting some great overall pics of the city. The cathedral itself is beautiful so I strongly recommend visiting!
  • I've visited lots of churches in Masaya. Also in Catarina, León and Estelí. There is no church like this.
  • Great Views from the top
  • The colonial town of Granada is such a special place. The architecture and colors of the Cathedral of Granada is spectacular. Beautiful inside and amazing outside. At night they light up the cathedral and it is stunning. You don't need to be religious to appreciate it.

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