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The Metro Centro Shopping Center is a 5 minute walk from the hostel and offers banks, ATMs, cinemas, food court and many shops.
The “New” Cathedral is a 15 minute walk from the hostel and is a unique contemporary architectural design.
The Dennis Martinez National Stadium is a 10 minute taxi ride from the hostel and offers baseball and other sporting, religious and cultural events.
The “National Palace of Culture” is located in the ‘Plaza of the Revolution’, a short 15 minute taxi ride away from the hostel. This building contains the National Museum and was one of the few buildings to survive the earthquake of 1972.
The Tiscapa Historical National Park offers a fresh-water lagoon located in the heart of the City. The peak features the best views of the city as well as the famous silhouette of Sandino. Also take a zip line down to the water.
The Ruben Dario National Theatre is located in the Plaza of the Revolution and is among the most modern theatres in Central America. This building offers concerts and cultural events.
The “Old” Cathedral is located in the Plaza of the Revolution. This cathedral was damaged during the earthquakes of ’31 and ’72. The building itself is not currently open to the public but does provide a great photo opportunity.
The “Ancient Footprints of Acahualinca” are located a 15 minute taxi ride from the hostel in the northwest section of the city. This museum offers a glimpse at the ancient history of Managua, including the 6,000 year old footsteps of native inhabitants engraved in volcanic ash.
The Roberto Huembes Market is located a 15 minute taxi ride from the hostel. This market offers a unique mix of vendors catering to local Managuans and also vendors offering handicrafts, including hand made hammocks, chairs, t-shirts and much more. This is a must-see for those looking for souvenirs and gifts.
Outside of Managua: If you are venturing to Little Corn Island to do some SCUBA diving, we recommend going to Dolphin Dive link where they will offer you a 5% discount when you mention that you stayed with us!