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*The Original* Free Walking Tour León-Nicaragua

Your guru: Leonel
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  • León
  • Available in: Spanish, English

About the guru Leonel

We are a friendly Team, focused on our History, culture and many other fantastic characteristics that make unic and beautiful our city. Free Walking Tour León (The Original) has been running over 3 years ago, we have walked with a great many of people around our crazy City. We are happy and proud of providing this walking, being that it's the only complete tour in León a... More »

We are a friendly Team, focused on our History, culture and many other fantastic characteristics that make unic and beautiful our city. Free Walking Tour León (The Original) has been running over 3 years ago, we have walked with a great many of people around our crazy City. We are happy and proud of providing this walking, being that it's the only complete tour in León and across Nicaragua!! and of course! for walkers like you!! Come, join us and experience the city while knowing the history through interesting murals, the colonial churches,volcanoes, traditional food and why not? many suggestions that will make you feel more comfortable during your stay,and ready to discover león by your own. #FreeWalkingTourLeón

About the tour

* The Original * Free Walking Tour. It is the Welcome Tour to all the travelers of the World to Nicaragua. In León, the oldest city in the country we travel; its Historical Center

 Culture, Gastronomy, People, Churches, Monuments and Murals that are the vivid memories of a City of Revolution, Colonial and Poets.

Santiago de los Caballeros de León, it was called in 1524 by Spanish settlers. And it was designated as the first capital of Nicaragua by Captain Francisco Hernández de Córdoba.

He has been the brain of the Nation and the center of important historical facts of the country. Being like that;

* The first Capital of Nicaragua.

* Headquarters of the first Country University and 2 in Central America (UNAN).

* Cradle of the largest Nicaraguan Rubén Darío, prince of the letters Castellanas.

* Capital of the Sandinista Popular Revolution until the fall of the Somoza dictatorship.

* FSLN Foundation, Sandinista National Liberation Front.

* Heritage site that has 2 of the 4 cultural resources declared Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

 

Many events of national and regional importance talk the history about the Colonial City of León

It's a excellent place to live experiences in; Volcanoes, Beaches, Islands, Traditions, Gastronomy, Nights of Music and Latin Dances, Learn Spanish, Rural Communities, Natural Reserves and a lot of experiences are waiting for you.

Meeting point
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How to find me: NW corner of Basilic Cathedral 20 meters norh, Vivero de Empresas, Office #1.
Tour duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

Tour schedule

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €5, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings (95)

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Lisa Kuijpers

5 hours ago

Loved the tour, great to hear more about the history of Nicaragua and Leon, taste local food at the market and learn about the political situation. Also, Leonel was a great guide, very enthousiastic and he talks english really well. Would recommend anyone to do this tour with Leonel!

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Manuela

12 hours ago

Super!!! Leonel fue muy professional y nos explicó muchas cosas interesantes sobre el país. Totalmente recomendable

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Zuriñe

2 days ago

Explica muy bien las cosas, interactúa, está dispuesto a resolver tus dudas, y te informa sobre otras actividades.

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Ayelen poledri

3 days ago

El Tour lo realizamos con Marlom, fue simplemente genial, sabe mucho de la historia de León y Nicaragua. Fué genial porque es muu dinamico y divertido. Quedamos mas que contentos con la experiencia, recomendamos mucho el tour, recomendamos mucho a Marlom, muchas gracias por ranta amabilidad!!

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Moritz

4 days ago

I had a great time on the tour and learned a lot about the history of Leon and Nicaragua.

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Courtney

5 days ago

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