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The Ruins were interesting and our Tour Guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The most memorable experience, however, was completely unpredictable, as we happened to be visiting when the Momotombo Volcano erupted - which it hadn't done since 1915. The view from the Ruins was spectacular....More
The ruins are very interesting and the facilities are being improved all the time. There are young local guides, who can lead you also in English, and who know a lot about the history and the site. It also offers you a nice view of...More
We stopped at Viejo Leon on the way from Leon to Managua Airport. It is definitely worth a visit (it's a Unesco site), but make sure you have a guide or you'll have no idea what anything is. Our guide, Mario, was extremely knowledgeable and...More
We visited this ruin site recognized worldwide for its history. My husband loved it because he is really a history buff. Be prepared it will be very hot walking the ruins and you will need bug spray. Also the restrooms (Bano's) don't have running water....More
we were with our tour group and the guide was with another group so our tour guides showed us around and were actually very knowledgeable. It was very interesting to see the ruins and history of the area and I loved knowing that I was...More
Something i always tell people is that do not compare this site with pompey, as the locals had enough time to remove the roof at the moment of earthquakes and eruptions at the 1600[s, the site it self is quite interesting but the plus will...More
That was a daytrip by bus for us from Leon and it's a shame that they have not uncovered more of the city walls. You need a good imagination to picture how the city could have looked like in the 15th century before the Spanish...More