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Matagalpa

4.1
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Churches
Pearl of the North
Nicaragua's second city, Matagalpa offers an authentic window into the country's cultural and natural heritage. Surrounded by tall peaks, the city has become known for its agriculture, particularly coffee and cacao growing, with trips to plantations and tastings among the most popular things to do in Matagalpa. The attractive town center thins out on the biologically rich hillsides, with rural areas possessing a charming, authentic atmosphere and rustic architecture. The surrounding areas lend themselves well to eco-tourism, with impressive waterfalls, abandoned mine shafts, plantations, and ranches all waiting to be discovered. Plan how to spend your time in Matagalpa and other destinations in Nicaragua using our Nicaragua sightseeing planning website.
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Popular things to do in Matagalpa

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Escuela de Espanol Colibri ©
Educational Site
Escuela de Espanol Colibri
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Mirador El Calvario ©
Landmark
Mirador El Calvario
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
El Castillo del cacao ©
Specialty Museum
El Castillo del cacao
3.9
Duration: 30 minutes
National Coffee Museum
Specialty Museum
National Coffee Museum
2.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Matagalpa

Reserva Natural Miraflor ©
Nature / Park
Reserva Natural Miraflor Esteli
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Esteli Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Esteli Waterfall Esteli
3.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
Cerro De La Cruz ©
Lookout
Cerro De La Cruz Jinotega
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Iglesia San Rafael del Norte
Church
Iglesia San Rafael del Norte Jinotega
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Nativos Tours ©
Sightseeing Tour
Nativos Tours
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Cerro Apante ©
Mountain
Cerro Apante
4.6
Duration: 8 hours
Catedral ©
Church
Catedral
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Cascada Santa Emilia ©
Outdoor Activity
Cascada Santa Emilia
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

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