Leon, Nicaragua – Photo Essay

Leon of Nicaragua has seen the most unrest, bloodshed and tears during the civil war. Today this booming university city remembers it’s heroes and listens to church bells play from the largest Cathedral in Central America.

The Largest Cathedral In Central America

Leon Nicaragua Cathedral Largest In Central America

Live and Working Men Rung Bell Tower

Leon Nicaragua Cathedral Bell Tower 2


Procession and Live Reenactment of the Crucification

Leon Nicaragua Cathedral Procession Reenactment Crucification


Central Park – Daily Life

Leon Nicaragua Central Park Daily Life


Bored Street Vendor

Leon Nicaragua Central Park Bored Street Vendor

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About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

7 Responses to Leon, Nicaragua – Photo Essay

  1. Loved Leon. Nice photos! Nicaragua is such a great place to travel, I think.
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  2. Sonja Key says:

    Looks like a colorful and interesting place, full of history.
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  3. Lisa says:

    Such a beautiful cathedral – I love how you captured the shot with the boards soaring overhead!
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  4. Lisa says:

    Sorry – typing too fast. That should have been “birds” soaring overhead!! 🙂
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  5. Jessica says:

    Beautiful pictures! I love the colors!
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