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Ruins of one of the oldest Spanish settlement in the New World.
Puerto Momotombo, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 8860 5362
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Reviewed 14 August 2011

If you like visiting ruins this one is well kept in a tranquil setting. The entrance fee is about a dollar per person. There is a guide who speaks spanish and english. Be aware that in the summer it is very hot and humid here....More

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Reviewed 28 December 2010

The ruins of Leon Viejo are Nicaragua's only UNESCO World Heritage Site. Although the guide was awesome and the ruins were alright, the effort to get there wasn't all that. Overall, the site is worth a visit, but it might be closer to the "underwhelming"...More

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