"Nicaragua´s Capital." Top 5 Page for this destination Managua by euzkadi
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Managua´s is the Capital and the commercial. industrial and trading center of the country. The city became the Nicaragua´s Capital due to a strong fight between the elites of the two old colonial cities; the Conservative Granada and the Liberal León. Finally Managua´s was chosen as Capital. The city is located between them in the shores of the Managua lake.
Managua´s has been destroyed by earthquakes twice. The first one in 1931, that demolish most of the city. It was rebuilt just to be destroyed again in 1972 by the huge 7.2 (Ritcher scale) earthquake. Managua is a strange city, some parts like the Old Downtown seems a ghost town; the new Managua is growing with hotels, Shopping Malls etc...but for me this part of the city has no soul.
The interior of the church gives a sense of spaciousness and simplicity, i loved the yellow interior of the domes more travel advice
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